fair-mindedness


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ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty

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It would mean risking a lengthy jail term, but also trusting the fair-mindedness of the American people, who, I believe, will not allow an authentic whistle-blower to be unfairly punished.
Fortunately for the deputy high commissioner he is able to hide his sniggers and sneers, generally reserved for the former colonial natives, with his penchant for British understatement and an air of seeming balance and fair-mindedness .
Justice calls for fair-mindedness in one's judgments and equity in one's treatment of others.
Without entirely dispensing with Dulles' cautionary remark, O'Malley's history of Vatican II is worth the read in this Year of Faith for its learned brevity, clarity, fair-mindedness, consultation of sources, and insight into a remarkable council which still informs, and forms, the Church.
Since taking his seat on the bench, he has demonstrated the fair-mindedness and humility we all hope to see in our public servants.
Little has been seen of their feared strikers Taramasalata and Tzatziki, and their only hope of a result tonight is if the Russian reputation for honesty and fair-mindedness goes missing like a vociferous dissident.
It sounds silly to us--heck, it would sound silly to any logical and fair-minded person--but mayors in New York and Chicago, and others, have taught us recently that logic and fair-mindedness don't necessarily come into play when politically motivated officials choose to harass law-abiding gun dealers.
He has covered his subject with sobriety and fair-mindedness and thus has succeeded in meeting the challenge of impartiality.
This inequity and disparity scares the hell out of me; if the Florida Department of Professional Regulation is good enough to police the vast majority of the professionals within our state, I'd accept their fair-mindedness over the Bar any day of the week.
If a new BBC miniseries on the strange group known as Irish Travellers tells us anything, contributing editor Rachel Shukert writes today in Tablet Magazine, it is that Jews reflexively identify with most any "insular, strictly endogamous ethnic community shrouded at least partially in secrecy, with their own peculiar rituals, proscriptions, language, ethical standards, and modes of dress," at the risk of our own fair-mindedness. How frequently, after all, are we in fact on the outside, in the comfortable majority, looking in?
Americans' pragmatism, opportunism, fair-mindedness, inventiveness, adaptability, optimism, and, above all, their competitiveness offset their tendencies toward violence, impatience, self-righteousness, and unpredictability, their fondness for novelty and celebrity for their own sake, and their self-assertion en masse -- getting there, as they like to say, "fastest with the mostest."
Americans' pragmatism, opportunism, fair-mindedness, inventiveness, adaptability, optimism, and, above all, their inherent competitiveness offset their tendencies toward violence, impatience, self-righteousness, and unpredictability, their fondness for novelty and celebrity for their own sake, and their self-assertion en masse - getting there, as they like to say, "fastest with the mostest."
Courtesy, fair-mindedness, and comprehensiveness are some of the inhibiting virtues of intellectuals; those who are obviously coarse, rude, opinionated, and biased are not, by the academic code, on the human road to truth.
This is a good sample of the quality of the author's thinking and the fair-mindedness of his commentary.
We respectfully urge you to take immediate steps not only to assure our bilateral relationship, but to place Uganda clearly on the side of equality and fair-mindedness in how its citizens are treated.