Nuri, on the other hand, becomes increasingly caught up in the delusory
belief that he is creating a more courageous and capable identity for himself whereas he is in fact gradually absorbing himself irreversibly into a version of his father's identity.
This axis is contained in the space of a golden circle, though: Angelica's bracelet is not simply instrumental in bringing delusory
rationalization to an end.
When nagging fails to produce results, she creates fantasy images of her children's lives and foists these delusory
narratives off on her neighbors and herself (308).
It is the improper understanding of the red apple as a mereological whole--with an independent nature or essence as such--that is delusory
This means that the "image delineated by the Grand Inquisitor of a pathetic humanity, incapable of fulfilling Christ's law of love, is delusory
and pernicious," Frank writes.
If Israeli Jews sincerely desire a just and lasting peace they would do well to first shed once and for all this pervasive and pernicious colonial mentality and its accompanying delusory
supremacist language and learn to see Palestinians as their full equals, nothing more and nothing less.
The hope that one can devise a foolproof honors program which can be packaged and exported for use on any campus is delusory
Looking at the deep bruises under Dallas's eyes and hearing the pain in his voice in the days after he got the letter, I found those feeble words--"uncomfortable," "upsetting"--to be vapid, even delusory
He called upon businessmen and industrialists to address the delusory
loans by some debtors, lower interest on loans, establish a window for Islamic loans and maintain quality in offering services.
Currying support from murderous villains who pose as our well-wishers is delusory
Hannah seems all too aware that the bright lights of the fashion world can be delusory
Given Holloway's belief that seeking money is a delusory
, soul destroying quest for African American men, his advocacy for an alternative understanding of wealth found through the agency of Aunt Ester takes on additional significance.
As a result, they frequently fought futile rearguard actions confusing the imperative to limit government with delusory
aspirations to shrink it to eighteenth-century size.
Thus, the notion that society's disadvantaged could and should do more to support themselves is misguided and delusory
According to such a view, the poems lack credibility because the ostensible faith or conversion on which they are premised is but the poet's "urgent personal need" and delusory