The history of biology is littered with horrifying examples of the misuse of genetics (and evolutionary theory) to justify power and inequality: evolutionary justifications for slavery and colonialism, scientific explanations for rape and patriarchy, and genetic explanations for the inherent superiority of the ruling elite.
The city of Shillong is exposed to the outer world . This gives opportunities to the educated elite to derive major benefits of socio-economic change. English education , Christianity , spread of communication and connectivity of the region contributed to the changing process of the Khasi life in Shillong.
A long time ago I learned not to put the blame for backwardness in Brazil on the US. We have to blame ourselves. Our backwardness is caused by an elite which for a century didn't think about the majority and subordinated itself to foreign interests.luiz inácio lula da silva
Raigarh Darbar, an elite form of Kathak, encompasses the best of Kathak styles of Jaipur and Lucknow gharana. Raigarh gharana although new, has its own compositions of thumris, ghazals , todas and bols which are unique in themselves.
As subjects of the king the Upper Macedonians were henceforth on the same footing as the original Macedonians, in that they could qualify for service in the King's Forces and thereby obtain the elite citizenship. At one bound the territory, the population and wealth of the kingdom were doubled. Moreover since the great majority of the new subjects were speakers of the West Greek dialect, the enlarged army was Greek-speaking throughout.
I am a remainder from Adam, a relic of Noah, a choice from Abraham, and an elite of Mohammad.
There are simply no public figures today who so challenge the elite business and government establishment and so champion the working class as Jimmy Hoffa did almost daily and with arrogance.jimmy hoffa
In many if not most cases, Cuban players haven’t been busts so much as they’ve been systematically over-hyped during the signing process, which led to unrealistic expectations around Major League Baseball and in the media. The vast majority of Cuba’s truly elite players have either stayed in Cuba for their entire careers or left Cuba too late to have a meaningful MLB career.joe kehoskie
All you have to do is anesthetize the masses by telling them they’re an elite, that they’ve got a mission, that they’re making history, that they’re fulfilling their destiny and fighting for a better world — and they swallow it like lambs — even when a guttersnipe says it.
He was a Dragoner (one of the imperial elite regiments). Our lives were run on regimental lines. I was scared to death of him.franz stangl
From the day I was born, there has always existed a huge disconnect between the stories often told by the elite and those I hear from ordinary people about our country although we live in the places; and witness the same events around us.morgan tsvangirai
Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted.catharine mackinnon
I'm sorry, but I stand by my decision. I am now a member of the elite club of people that have fought a professional team mascot. You sir, are not in that club.tucker max
The venerable emeritus professors still at Yale when I entered graduate school [in the 1960s] may have been reserved, puritanical WASPs, but they were men of honor who had given their lives to scholarship. Today in the elite schools, honor and ethics are gone.camille paglia
Muslims shared many of the deep-seated characteristics of the Anglo-Saxon elite an intuitive resentment of culture, an amicable contempt for women, a proclivity for riding about on horses, a pleasure in discipline, and a covert homophilia.
[Jews] remained what they had always been: that is to say an elite people, sure of itself and dominating.
The American elite does not have any real image of peace other than as an uneasy interlude existing precariously by virtue of the balance of mutual fright. The only seriously accepted plan for peace is the full loaded pistol. In short, war or a high state of war-preparedness is felt to be the normal and seemingly permanent condition of the United States.
Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda .
Obviously those who burn to be professional jesters mean that they want to be successful comedians . And those are always an elite, microscopic portion of the population . But oh, how they try.
As you probably know, I'm often accused of intellectual exhibitionism and all forms of elitism. Although I can understand this point of view, it's a rather wasted argument because, if we regard areas of information as being elite and therefore somehow not usable, it means our center ground of activity becomes very, very impoverished .
Mozart composed his music not for the elite, but for everybody.
Are we like late Rome , infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent , greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox ; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good.
A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of monopoly in the means of production .
Today we hear a great deal about Organizational Men, Mass Culture, Conformity, the Lonely Crowd, the Power elite and its Conspiracy of Mediocrity. We forget that the very volume of this criticism is an indication that our society is still radically pluralistic. Not only are there plenty of exceptionalists who take exception to the stereotyping of the mass culture but that very string of epithets comes from a series of books that have been recent best-sellers, symptoms of a popular, living tradition of dissent from things as they are.kenneth rexroth
The Left elite only pretend to be concerned about what's best for everyone else because it is the most effective way to manipulate you and your children into their abyss.Tammy Bruce