Hers was that common insularity
of mind that makes human creatures believe that their color, creed, and politics are best and right and that other human creatures scattered over the world are less fortunately placed than they.
His point of view is unusually broad, his chief general purpose being to free English taste from its insularity
, to give it sympathetic acquaintance with the peculiar excellences of other literatures.
Yet here too Patton prefers to stress the implications of prolonged human/animal co-survivals before extinction by indirect anthropogenic effects (agricultural land degradation) for the biogeographic model's weakness for understanding human insularity
The self-defeating isolation and insularity
so pervasive in black political thought these days makes an easy target.
Diversity among employment sectors and industries has afforded Norwalk considerable insularity
from regional economic downturns.
She reinvents the classic play and takes a bleak look at the insularity
of village life, exposing its dark and twisted heart.
Like most Reds, I am desperate for him to succeed but just hope that, like Houllier, his obstinacy doesn't lead to insularity
Here he collects 21 essays and articles pivoting on resistance to insularity
, taking his own field as a case study for professional discourse in general.
One of the great advantages of this new novel from Joanne Harris, who gave us Chocolat not so very long ago, is the way she conveys the isolation and insularity
of her island characters.
The issue of police reform is not well-served by the insularity
of our discussions.
there is a diligent insularity
about their second album which leads one to wonder if they've been actually institutionalised.
A "radical scholar" and former punk musician and 'zine editor who claims to be "of the world [he] writes," Stephen Duncombe brings neo-Marxism to bear on the thorny issues of purity versus sellout, withdrawal versus action, and accessibility versus insularity