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- n. a "feel good" platitude, usually by a politician, about a worthy concept that few people would disagree with, without any specified plans for realisation. For example, "Our country must contribute to world peace."
- n. a science fiction story which posits some profoundly unsettling threat to the human condition, explores the implications briefly, then hastily retreats to affirm conventional social and humanistic pieties such as motherhood and apple pie.
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