The whole object of the training to which the negro is put, from the time he is sold in the northern market till he arrives south, is systematically directed towards making him callous, unthinking
, and brutal.
I got down the book, and read all I came to read; and then, in an unthinking
moment, I idly turned the leaves, and began to indolently study diseases, generally.
In this richest of diggings it cost out by their feverish, unthinking
methods another dollar was left hopelessly in the earth.
they seem to be the unthinking
a kind of credibility.
Does she still meditate that hopeless project--the offspring, poor angel, of her artless, unthinking
Between the bare walls of a sordid staircase men clambered rapidly; their backs appeared alike--almost as if they had been wearing a uniform; their indifferent faces were varied but somehow suggested kinship, like the faces of a band of brothers who through prudence, dignity, disgust, or foresight would resolutely ignore each other; and their eyes, quick or slow; their eyes gazing up the dusty steps; their eyes brown, black, gray, blue, had all the same stare, concentrated and empty, satisfied and unthinking
But his body, left thus without intellectual guidance, held on to the door handle with the unthinking
force of an instinct.
But I beg you to allow me the superiority of the thinking reed over the unthinking
forces that are about to crush him out of existence.
I do not remember that I had, in all that time, one thought that so much as tended either to looking upwards towards God, or inwards towards a reflection upon my own ways; but a certain stupidity of soul, without desire of good, or conscience of evil, had entirely overwhelmed me; and I was all that the most hardened, unthinking
, wicked creature among our common sailors can be supposed to be; not having the least sense, either of the fear of God in danger, or of thankfulness to God in deliverance.
To awaken it, to gratify it by slight degrees, and yet leave something always in suspense, is to establish the surest hold that can be had, in wrong, on the unthinking
portion of mankind.
It was precisely this unthinking
cry for vengeance that Friedman and his fellow hawks espoused that led to the immoral war in Iraq.
Shoplifters and their ilk receive this kind of sentence, not unthinking
people driving at excessive speeds on a busy main thoroughfare.
The littering by unthinking
people is very disquieting indeed and the problem seems to be getting worse by the week.
Sentencing the 29-year-old builder, Mr Justice Nicholas Green told him he had killed his son "in a moment of unthinking
madness", leaving the boy with "catastrophic and fatal injuries".
woman's Iain Duncan Smith displayed breathtaking ignorance about the misery and humiliation endured by people on the breadline in Britain.