act reflexively

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But the insight is not very helpful in explaining evil, because most people tend to act reflexively out of an established disposition of character.
In the rise of Pentecostalism, the varieties of fundamentalism and smaller religious movements, social theorists should see, Beckford argues, sites of cultural meaning and social organization where people act reflexively on seemingly out-of-control global forces.
Congress that governments should take care not to "act reflexively" in the face of violent crime, such as the Oklahoma City bombing incident.
Many blacks seemed to act reflexively: because discrimination has always existed, they instantly believed that he was held back by racism.