C'est peut-etre naif ce que je dis-la, mais la naivete
me parait etre un des plus chers attributs du poete, dont il doit se prevaloir a defaut d'autres.
While we may chuckle at the naivete
of Chicken Little and her entourage, we're also witness to a similar wave of anxiety on the part of college-bound students and their parents, about what they see as the disintegration of their ability to afford college.
First, Jesus offends the crowd by describing what he sees as his role in salvation history--"The spirit of the Lord is upon me because God has anointed me...." The crowd could overlook this as the arrogance and naivete
and arrogance demonstrated by the American military planners who, with the best of intentions, blundered their way" into a bloody guerrilla war on the streets of Mogadishu are again on display in the anarchic alleys of Baghdad.
It is the naivete
of some people to believe that this issue is solely surrounding weapons of mass destruction.
] Repression of intellect can only result in naivete
. I was profoundly naive as a faculty member during my first four years, notwithstanding occasional bouts of mental nausea.
They're often based on nothing more than pure naivete
yet can form the foundation for the spread of exotics.
Although I have been accused of naivete
in my belief that the power of a democratic society rests with its citizens, I still hold to this vision as well as to the belief that the sum of its communities determines the quality of the nation.
It is all too easy, of course, for contemporary readers to criticize the black spokespersons found in Rael's book for either their naivete
is shocking and undermines confidence in the entire project.
in "We Were Soldiers" sheds a deeper light on the final scene of "Full Metal Jacket." It was his intellectual and emotional detachment and his ignorance of the political aspect of the war (his naivete
), with his intense religiosity as his sole moral compass, that allows the movie viewer to accept a noncritical depiction of Vietnam, possibly for the first time in contemporary American cinema.
Rather than depending solely on technological prowess, he or she relies on people's naivete
, goodwill, professional courtesy, and hesitance to question others to gain information.