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- v. to feed using a spoon
- v. to teach or assist whilst requiring little or no effort on the part of the person being taught or assisted
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. teach without challenging the students
- v. feed with a spoon
Southland because it does not "spoonfeed" the audience.
IMHO, The Motley Fool has never been designed to "spoonfeed", but rather to inspire an intelligent, educated approach to investments.
It's even the high-achieving students who've been deprived of the opportunity to develop curious minds by teachers who've been able to spoonfeed them to their grades.
IF you go and vote for McCain in the fall instead of Obama then you truly are a bunch of spoonfeed fools.
Her job is to spoonfeed the masses a bunch of pre-packaged baby food.
America cannot spoonfeed Africa with foreign aid because what Africa need is a trading partner that is willing to give her concessions in matters of trade and finance.
I'm still hanging in there, but I'm really disappointed with the new direction that BSG and most of the rest of television is going these days (make it up as you go and act like you have an enormous backstory mythology, then spoonfeed viewers with only enough info to force them to watch next week).
Whats worse, they seem to have gone the way of many many other TV shows on these days - create a mystery, spoonfeed the viewers and dont ever really pay off with any of the dangling crumbs of mythology (because they themselves dont know the whole truth beyond the next 2-3 episodes).
Instead they spoonfeed the flock what THEY believe and what THEY want them to hear.
To just spoonfeed impressionable teenagers attending, as that is mostly what they are, a rigid dogma of a simplistic good guys/bad guys scenario on such a complex theme as the Arab/Israeli conflict is embarrassing for any educational establishment and must be damaging for the students themselves when they later discover a very different slant on what they have been previously "taught".
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