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" Actual human discourse happens within a number of contexts, not in some sort of unified public forum. "
" A good discourse is that from which nothing can be retrenched without cutting into the quick. "
Saint Francis de Sales
" Architecture is a discourse; everything is a discourse. Fashion discourse is actually a micro-discourse, because it's centered around the body. It is the most rapidly developing form of discourse. "
" As a filmmaker, it's not my intent to trigger or shape national discourse. My task is to make as powerful and understandable a film as I can. What happens next is what happens next. "
" A truly great university is a nucleus of artistic expression. It fosters creative, critical thought, and serves as a platform for civil discourse. "
" But one did not do feminist theory, as such, in those days, not only because male academic discourse did not recognize such a term, but especially because the women's movement did not either. "
Teresa de Lauretis
" But ultimately what I was impressed by during my years in government was how much the intellectual climate and the prevailing intellectual notions constrained and represented the universe within which the discourse took place. "
" Civilized discourse demands critical thinking, self-reflexiveness, sober-headed analysis. "
" Conversion and zealotry, just like revelation and apostasy, are flip sides of the same coin, the currency of a political culture having more in common with religion than rational discourse. "
" Discourse is fleeting, but junk mail is forever. "
Joe Bob Briggs
" For me, graffiti and the complexities with which it is either absorbed or expelled from what is going on, is a really good comparison to the way I see my work being similarly expelled or absorbed into different types of discourse. "
" Fruitful discourse in science or theology requires us to believe that within the contexts of normal discourse there are some true statements. "
Kenneth L. Pike
" I call the discourse of power any discourse that engenders blame, hence guilt, in its recipient. "
" I have and I will always work to promote a civil public discourse. "
" I'm in the civil discourse business. I think it takes all kinds. And more power to everybody. "
" In 1949, China declared independence - an event known in Western discourse as 'the loss of China' in the U.S. - with bitter recriminations and conflict over who was responsible for that loss. "
" In U.S. discourse, immigrants are mostly represented as less than human, a policy problem, or as just that, a category, and categories are prisons. "
" Israel's discourse with the United States on the subject of Iran's nuclear project is more significant, and more fraught, than it is with Europe. The U.S. has made efforts to stiffen sanctions against Iran and to mobilize countries like Russia and China to apply sanctions in exchange for substantial American concessions. "
" I think Britain is a little better at bringing intellectuals into discourse than America, where I'm from. Though I would say, perhaps, that the U.K. prefers its intellectualism to be entertaining. "
" It is the province of poetry to be more realistic and present than the artificial narratives of an outer discourse, and not afraid of the truthful difficulty of the average human life. "
" It's a classic error in American discourse: the conflation of race with culture. "
" Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive. "
" One way that whites protect their positions when challenged on race is to invoke the discourse of self-defense. Through this discourse, whites characterize themselves as victimized, slammed, blamed, and attacked. "
" Political discourse has become so rotten that it's no longer possible to tell the stench of one presidential candidate from the stink of another. "
P. J. O'Rourke
" Preaching to the choir actually arms the choir with arguments and elevates the choir's discourse. There's a reason the right does it and does it well and triumphs. "
" Proposition 19 already is a winner no matter what happens on election day. The mere fact of its being on the ballot has elevated and legitimized public discourse about marijuana and marijuana policy in ways I could not have imagined a year ago. "
" Scientific knowledge is a kind of discourse. "
" Sermons remain one of the last forms of public discourse where it is culturally forbidden to talk back. "
" Since I became a knitting humor writer, I seem to be understood a little better - at least for the purposes of social discourse. "
" The artificial separation of politics and culture is nowhere more pronounced than in the discourse of foreign policy and international affairs. "
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