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He notes that most philosophers distinguish 1 from 2 (and 3), but they seem to conflate 2 and 3.
Not only is terrorism ever-present in the novel, mirroring the Syrian terrorists attacks of 1986, but it also conflates with the hardships of Eden's everyday life as an artist's model, an au pair, a poet's helper, or even a thief when she has to survive without a job.
His analysis of the writings and campaigns of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the American Legion show how these vehemently pro-business groups were able to prevent educational textbooks from criticizing the ideology of consumerism, and to conflate democracy and free enterprise in the mind of the public (via advertising, media, and text books).
Unconscious projection causes us to conflate mother and nature.
Investigators in the final period at Geneva tended to conflate a charge of witchcraft with that of plague-spreading, but the dual charge is rarer before that time.
It is a bit disappointing, therefore, that such a basically sound project is surrounded by an unfortunate penchant, so common today, to overtheorize through recurring references to contemporary postmodernist and poststructuralist theory and to conflate them with theoretical discussions of the period under review.
Perhaps one reason might be the critical tendency--before the 1970s--to conflate "black writer" and "male writer," with the attendant exclusion of the black woman's literary tradition.
If the culture at large is going to consistently conflate transgender issues with sexual minority issues under the GLBT banner, then there are no grounds whatsoever for particularized exclusion.
To conflate much of what today is labeled 'sexual harassment' with serious forms of sexual assault and abuse," she writes, "is to invite authoritarianism into our lives - the hand of the state everywhere in the private sphere, until there is virtually no private sphere left.
Political scientists, mostly American, begin their comparative study with the propositions that transitional regimes always express a commitment to both human rights and democracy, that scholars and decision makers often conflate the two, but that they are in fact distinct ideas with different but related logics though they depend on each other.
Though Sharpley-Whiting does not intend to conflate the images of black women with those of poor women or even biracial women, she does show the connection between these women in that they are all "other" in relation to white women.
Then there's the tendency to conflate libertarianism with other viewpoints and social phenomena whose only apparent common theme is that traditionalist commentators dislike them too.
Horowitz's and Collier's strategy for avoiding personal responsibility is to conflate the clique of Berkeley radicals of which they were the Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, with, successively, "the Left," the antiwar movement, the sixties generation, and finally with everybody to the left of Jim Wright.
But he finds that the literature has tended to conflate strategic stability and the causes of war, thus reducing strategic stability to overly simplistic notions of arms race stability and crisis stability as the two key pillars.
If few other artists so routinely conflate the singular with the multiple, making one into many (and vice versa), few recent retrospectives have managed to offer a similarly compendious sampling of a full four decades, yet been rigorously selective even so.