Related to Unsurety: Disingenuity


n.1.Want of surety; uncertainty; insecurity; doubt.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The question is seemingly simple; however, the answers are nebulous, imbued with the "unsurety" of TTs and PSTs and the tacit theories that guide so-called "common sense" thinking (Carignan et al., 2005; Cross, 2005).
In the author's opinion it may decrease unsurety and favour knowledge sharing.
"By the end you get a lot more cynicism and unsurety about quite what they are doing and the battle kind of loses direction and it gets bogged down, so by November it has become a war of attrition, basically."
Normally it's an unsure, "Yes it's lovely," which I then, of course, seize on; the unsurety that it garners.
But as soon as one celebrates ones resistance to teaching, to being taught, one wraps oneself in the surety of unsurety. What I have learned (and aspire still to learn) from Hartmans teaching is that the chance to remain unsure is surely a chance that remains.
Smith has noted, racial identification became even more important to conservative white hegemony in the post-slavery era, just as "sight became ever less reliable as an authenticator of racial identity" (7), directly contributing to a defining facet of American modernist unsurety.