admiration of the Bible and Shakespeare in England is an instance of what I mean.
"Let me get home," thought I, very much upset by this information, "let me get home to my dear, uncritical
, admiring babies, who accept my nose as an example of what a nose should be, and whatever its colour think it beautiful." And thrusting the handkerchief back into the little girl's hands, I hurried away down the path.
If one were asked whether, throughout his many changes, there was yet one aim, one direction, and one hope to which he held fast, one would be forced to reply in the affirmative and declare that aim, direction, and hope to have been "the elevation of the type man." Now, when Nietzsche met Wagner he was actually casting about for an incarnation of his dreams for the German people, and we have only to remember his youth (he was twenty-one when he was introduced to Wagner), his love of Wagner's music, and the undoubted power of the great musician's personality, in order to realise how very uncritical
his attitude must have been in the first flood of his enthusiasm.
For her taste was catholic, and she extended uncritical
approval to every well-known name.
Mother and daughter adored each other and revered their son and brother; and Archer loved them with a tenderness made compunctious and uncritical
by the sense of their exaggerated admiration, and by his secret satisfaction in it.
He was enchanted by her approbation of his taste, confessed it to be neat and simple, thought it right to encourage the manufacture of his country; and for his part, to his uncritical
palate, the tea was as well flavoured from the clay of Staffordshire, as from that of Dresden or Save.
And this cruel outward accuser was there in the shape of a wife--nay, of a young bride, who, instead of observing his abundant pen-scratches and amplitude of paper with the uncritical
awe of an elegant-minded canary-bird, seemed to present herself as a spy watching everything with a malign power of inference.
His positiveness, fascinating and effective as it is for an uncritical
reader, carries with it extreme self-confidence and dogmatism, which render him violently intolerant of any interpretations of characters and events except those that he has formed, and formed sometimes hastily and with prejudice.
But no matter what atrocities has inflicted, the Saudi regime has been able to count on the uncritical
political and military support of the UK.
We see two typical reactions: uncritical
apathy or hyperpartisan agreement or disagreement.
To demolish the reputation of the teacher through improvisations, uncritical
production of personnel, politicizing education, party employments, bad curricula, reforms on paper that does not prepare teachers for work, changes of ministers in the Ministry of Education and Science, humiliating low wages....
* Completely uncritical
acceptance of the claims and promises of mindfulness.