For some early moderns, identification of law with morality made it possible to see the legislator as both thoroughly authoritative and omnicompetent
They may sue state instrumentalities (179) and, by bringing lawsuits against private parties, increasingly function as an omnicompetent
Finally, Hamilton's attempt to build on the basis of a mere ceremony an omnicompetent
foreign affairs structure is nothing short of an imaginary construction.
Similarly, the clinical practitioner was supposed to be omnicompetent
, capable of managing all illnesses.
Klempa concludes this essay with a word of warning given the current propensity of government toward "an omnicompetent
Family relationships, churches, local charities, and local connections all take on less importance as a purportedly omnicompetent
state lays claim to collect and distribute a large (and getting larger) portion of resources.
The US is an indispensable nation, but not omnicompetent
The idea that the railroads were omnicompetent
and orderly is, frankly, laughable in light of the stories White tells.
And the planning that went into fighting and winning World War II seemed to vindicate omnicompetent
78) The deliberative Congress and the omnicompetent
executive are mere figures in the fecund imagination of the constitutional scholar.
As Lonergan expressly noted in the sentence before his remark on Catholic social thought, the only alternative to seriously following out the radical implications of the theoretic exigence is "the arrogance of omnicompetent
common sense" as one of "the principles of alienation and decline.
Lewis wrote of the future in his The Abolition of Man: "The man-moulders of the new age will be armed with the powers of an omnicompetent
state and an irresistible scientific technique: we shall get at last a race of conditioners who really can cut out all posterity in whatever shape they please.