Without conscious analysis of their applicability, these images and their associated metaphors can limit the boundaries of judgement. They can reinforce or project a particular mindset. When implicit and unchallenged they limit thinking, serving as a substitute for explicit analysis and a transparent statement of the underlying values and assumptions that are central to judgement.
Wears/Condition: been worn 3 4 times. Soles are a little beat up because those times were all walking around cobblestone streets, but the uppers are in essentially perfect conditionNotes: I would wear the fuck out of these if they were my size. These look great with jeans, but you could definitely dress them up with chinos.
Or maybe the two 6yo siblings in front of you are being too rambunctious from the boredom and are slamming their seats back constantly, bashing your laptop, spilling your plastic cup of sprite, or hitting your head as you try to catch some sleep on your tray table. You say something to the parents, and they obligatorily reprimand their kids, but they back at it fifteen minutes later. And all of this continues for the entire flight..
Perhaps as a reminder of that fact, the only clock in the room was a round windup mechanism that possessed neither a glass cover nor hands on its face.There are moments in the Deep South when one wonders if he has not wakened to a sunrise in the spring of 1862. And in that moment, maybe one realizes with a guilty pang that he would not find such an event entirely unwelcome.At midmorning, inside a pine wooded depression not far from the Mississippi, I found the man I was looking for. His name was Jimmy Darl Thigpin, and the diminutive or boylike image his name suggested, as with many southern names, was egregiously misleading.
In the end, what struck us about the election was not only the absence of real choice but the mystery of Putin’s appeal. After not yet a decade of democratic experimentation, how could it be that this product of the KGB was the best the country had to offer itself?On election day, when Putin would become Russia’s second elected president in its thousand year history in an election marred by vote fraud, media manipulation, and irregularities politely overlooked by the world’s other great powers, we spent the afternoon in Moscow asking voters about the spy who became president. Their answers surprised us then and still do.”He knows what order is,” Putin voter Tatyana Gosudareva told us, a sentence we heard so often in the coming years it would come to seem a refrain.