amorality


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the quality of being amoral

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Edward Snowden's revelations about NSA and CIA personnel sharing lewd photos from the metadata they collected raised disturbing issues about the amorality of those agencies' employees.
But battle, too, frees baser instincts so that combatants behave with a degree of cruelty and amorality that they would not dream of displaying in ordinary, peaceful life.
Miles Copeland, the CIA station chief in Cairo wrote in his book, The Game of Nations: The Amorality of Power Politics (1969): "After all, the Israelis had been rehearsing their assault for years, and never again would they get such favorable circumstances in which to launch it.
This critique of gender injustice, corruption, amorality and crony capitalism is powerful stuff coming as it does from the first citizen of the country.
In a sport 6 and by extension, an American culture 6 where fame and success are linked directly to selfishness, ego, narcissism, greed, amorality, venality and various other human sins and frailties, Musial stood far apart.
Tartuffe was like this narcissistic, nihilistic firework explosion of amorality," he explains.
But now something beyond the incompetence of the financial elite may be putting capitalism in peril--an unmistakable odor of amorality, sleaziness and corruption.
Sallis's plotting draws on Driver's seemingly random amorality, yet his leading man is full of purpose.
For him, Elswick has suffered the ill effects of an experiment in social housing and a nose-dive towards amorality, shaped by national shifts in family life.
Fairies--amoral, capricious, and inextricably tied to the natural world--allowed folks to understand the amorality and capriciousness of their existence without connecting events to a Calvinist narrative of causality, sin, and redemption.
His sections on knowledge of ergonomics and engineering in torture are reminders of the amorality of objects and the need to establish a morality of use for a technology that is rapidly becoming essential to daily existence.
Since the rise of gigantic business enterprises there has been commentary on the amorality of corporations focusing on shareholder value to the exclusion of everything else.
Cohen's coruscating disdain for human beings' prejudices, amorality, greed, and vanity--his contempt--is so widespread that he reminds me of another English actor whose dark view of the human race kept showing through in his comedy: Charlie Chaplin, of all people.
Britain began investigating alleged corruption last year and found "clear signs of political amorality and general administrative incompetence" on the islands, which are striving to become a leading offshore financial centre.
Times journalist Richard Owen remarks on an article printed in the Vatican newspaper which hailed Wilde as "a man who behind a mask of amorality asked himself what was just and what was mistaken, what was true and what was false.