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shortsighted

(shôrt′sī′tĭd)
adj.
Nearsighted; myopic.

short′sight′ed·ly adv.
short′sight′ed·ness n.
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This first became evident in a study among the Inuit in the north of Alaska, where in one generation shortsightedness went from being almost non-existent to affecting one child in two as children spent less and less time engaging with traditional, outdoor pursuits, such as hunting.
Which leads to the real point: When will the fast followers realize that Toyota has won this PR war, and that all the eco-weenies really care about is that the great unwashed masses bow before their superior environmental awareness while they savage Detroit for its shortsightedness and inability to lead?
Sometimes, misunderstanding, shortsightedness, and lack of vision can create real life situations.
What is behind the shortsightedness that leads to staff underutilization?
By reading the industry publications, I have become sensitized to the shortsightedness and culture of doom and dependency that seem to be rampant in long-term care.
The task force has recommended a challenging alternative to the shortsightedness it perceives in Risk's call for reform, proffering three broad areas for action: accountability, transparency, and choice.
One reviewer argued that while the film's lack of clear resolution is frustrating, it did present a "coherent vision of how...terrorism can be triggered by the shortsightedness of American foreign policy." Paul Clinton's CNN review went further, calling Siege "politically correct to the nth degree" and observing that "the anti-Arab bad guys and the terrorists are all punished in the end." This film, Clinton wrote, "could have been made by the United Nations PR department."
A FEW years ago I decided to have laser surgery to correct my shortsightedness.
In its attempt to take advantage of such corporate shortsightedness, UrbanAmerica - an investment company that buys commercial and retail properties in "under-served urban markets" - might end up reaping huge benefits even, in these economically unstable times.
Some of the signers are people trying, for example, to contest corporate globalization, a subject that would have engendered serious, critical examination by Goodman and the old WBAI but is likely to be ignored or treated perfunctorily by the "new Pacifica." (The Washington station WPFW has been notoriously uninterested in protests against not only the dominant political party conventions but those against the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.) The lack of left solidarity is equaled only by the sheer shortsightedness and stupidity of helping to destroy a media institution that was a natural ally, if not part, of the left itself.
In the rush to achieve the immediate ends of creating a larger organization, the "deal" itself (and sometimes the shortsightedness of the people who put it together) overshadows the original intent of the deal.
This book is a story of a coastal valley--a story about loss, human imperative, greed and shortsightedness, and the changing seasons--seen through the eyes of an angler, on a wild river.