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.
who condemned our democratic decision as the ultimate act of insularity
Given the insularity
, the geography, specific typology, and location, most islands face numerous challenges such as high energy costs, concerns relating to Security of Supply, small economies of scale, in many cases reliance on imported fossil fuels, and limited or lack of connection with mainland Europe.
The indie-bookseller coalition points to the problem of US readers' insularity
, and suggests "the answer lies in empowering one of our of greatest cultural assets: independent bookstores and the booksellers that run them.
If Russell has, somehow, been excessively victimised, the fault lies with his and horse racing's insularity
not with those looking on from the outside who happened to take offence at the sight of a man bashing his fist into a horse's head.
Summary: Far from holding Africa back, the drive towards insularity
in the developed world could actually help to accelerate economic growth on the continent.
Drawing from personal experience, he provides deep theoretical insight into the all-too-familiar radical tendency toward self-defeating insularity
and paralyzing purism.
They look beyond established paradigms by examining the relationship between the writing of Jewish and non-Jewish histories in eastern Europe, adding to a growing literature that seeks to transcend the trope of Jewish cultural insularity
A relatively small change thanks, once again, to the dollar's privileged insularity
I believe that recent Government modern language education policy where studying a language is optional has contributed to a suspicion of "foreigners" and has helped to create an unhealthy climate of insularity
The history that emerges reveals how decades of urban planning, suburbanization, and privatization have eroded an open, tolerant society and given rise to the insularity
, xenophobia, and divisiveness that characterize Kuwaiti social relations today.