And that's not negligible in a world in which, thanks to the avalanche of expanding communications and mass media, vision threatens to fall into an all-too-willing acceptance of the triviality
of their contents.
They shared a mission in satirizing the essential triviality
of humanity's place in the scheme of things.
Instead of headlines that would give the American public a much needed dose of reality, even the New York Times subjects us to the worst triviality
For a libertarian to write a paean to the virtues of giving up the citizen's basic right to privacy in favor of the consumer's basic desire for convenience--to, in effect, embrace the excess, irrelevance, and triviality
that Huxley warned about and which is inherent to any culture of consumption such as ours--makes me think that Huxley was right.
A less happy side, how their abilities are often wasted on triviality
, was told by Bill Keller, the new executive editor of The New York Times, in an article that appeared in the November 1979 issue of this magazine.
But once again the central character, as in Ibsen's Love's Comedy, sees his vision dashed upon the rocks of social triviality
The discussions between the Guild and Pulitzer did achieve one goal at a recent bargaining session, and its very triviality
underscores the tedious process that is in place--if only sporadically.
will cast the deciding vote maintains Robbins who believes that should voters choose the next president based on which football team he roots for they might well be exercising the only reasonable option available to them.
The political unimportance of the suspects and the apparent triviality
of the reports serve to illustrate the routine pervasiveness of such secret surveillance, the ambitiously comprehensive but strategically haphazard program of the Communist state to gather information about German society.
The best we can have is "seriousness," the book's protagonist reflects, because "If life is a triviality
, then despair is the only option.
Sunday Times columnist Melanie Philips agreed that the Hoddle saga `illustrated the media's triviality
, bullying and arrogance'.
Potter understood his medium in its domestic setting, its general triviality
, and its potential.
is determined by examining the activities on a cumulative basis.
A brief survey of the table of contents confirms this impression, as titles like "Loon Cries," "Night Swimming," "Dock," "Dunes," and "Aunt Cleone Works Hard at Recycling" indicate a narrowness of subject matter that could easily sink into triviality
companies on a calendar year, the delays over triviality
can really reek havoc in the print shops .