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 can remember that they were evidently fond of his society; and with such encouragement, a man like Crawford, lively, and it may be, a little unthinking
, might be led on to--there could be nothing very striking, because it is clear that he had no pretensions: his heart was reserved for you.
Inconceivably young - still beautifully unthinking
- infinitely receptive.
they seem to be the unthinking
a kind of credibility.
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.
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.
Now this Radney, I suppose, was as little of a coward, and as little inclined to any sort of nervous apprehensiveness touching his own person as any fearless, unthinking
creature on land or on sea that you can conveniently imagine, gentlemen.
Yes, I was young and unthinking
, and when the flood came, who so pleased as I?
True kindness is spontaneous, quiet and unthinking
Among their topics are resistance and repetition: Hegel and Freud, the spirit of resistance and its fate, unthinking
inertia: resistance and obsolescence in Hegel's theory of history, freedom and dissent in Hegel's Philosophy of Right, and elements of an inversive right of resistance in Hegel.
In the US, a handful of people make decisions for the unthinking
The Spielbergs bought a ranch house in a brand new and upwardly mobile development called Arcadia, as middle-American as you could get and anchored in all the unthinking
bigotries of the fifties.
The bold thinker who, in December, wrote in his Telegraph column that the west should be prepared to work with Assad has now joined the unthinking
chorus saying Assad must go as a precondition for peace,' writes Peter Ford.