The decision to ban sheesha cafes by various provincial governments was always contested, with proponents pointing to the business the activity generates, the communal nature of sheesha smoking amidst a dearth of social activities, or denouncing the overly moralistic
language of the authorities and the rise of the 'nanny state' that polices, lectures and infantilises.
He did well to follow his much maligned predecessors by announcing a scheme to whiten black money, thus setting aside his earlier moralistic
But far from being a didactic and moralistic
story, this is anything but.
The Prophet offers a dogma-free universal spiritualism as opposed to orthodox religion, and his vision of the spiritual was not moralistic
. In fact, he urged people to be non-judgmental.
Piers put his head in his hands in despair before repeating: "It's moralistic
I KNOW Max Branning of EastEnders was hardly intended to be the most moralistic
and sensitive of characters but is he not going a little too far in his efforts to alienate everybody?
A bill on the treatment of people with HIV/ AIDS put forward by Panama's health ministry, the Ministerio de Salud, in August 2017 has drawn criticism from human rights groups, which have raised concerns over its "moralistic
" and religious overtones.
His appearance in the title role of Poldark last year turned him into a major heart-throb and the series ended with his character, the wealthy but moralistic
Ross will Poldark, facing execution for murder.
GCC Secretary General Abdulatif Al-Zayani, in a statement, denounced the terrorist explosions "which are horrific crimes that contradict humanitarian and moralistic
values and principles.
The translation includes the original Chinese and incorporates results of recent Japanese studies that challenged the traditional, Confucian approach to the text, emphasizing the original meanings of the songs, rather than allegorical or moralistic
Summary: There are better ways to make children responsible and moralistic
human beings and add value to the world than to restrict them based on their gender
I would be quick to argue that "moralistic
therapeutic deism" is the demon Belcher suggests.