- un- + reflective (Wiktionary)
“The now universal popular culture with its tabloid mentality and cult of celebrity leads to short-term unreflective hedonism as the 'ideal lifestyle choice'.”
“Crucially, as an increasing number of young Jews like Mermelstein and Greenberg are standing in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle and working to separate Judaism and Zionism, one of the most important tactics of the Zionist movement, namely the unreflective charge that all criticism of Israel is equivalent to anti-Semitism, loses much of its weight.”
“Yes, different technologies have different intrinsic properties that facilitate different kinds of communication, but it’s always a mistake to take the viewer or user out of the equation, or to lazily assume the kind of unreflective passivity implicit in terms like “viewer.””
“Those who attend out of “ignorance,” Reid explains, are the “unreflective,” who go out of habit and family tradition.”
“You imagine them productive and happy under other circumstances, while the men in their lives, sub-conscious, unreflective, with the sensitivity of gnats buzz about noisily doing what they do.”
“To accuse him of such soft neglect just might narrow his unreflective blue eyes.”
“The ‘unreflective’ way of reading that Dan mentions here is the way most people read, if they have not had the benefit of a literary training; it is the way that I found myself reading, when I had no pressing need to reflect.”
“Watching her watch the movie, Obama gets a glimpse into the “unreflective heart of her youth.””
“Barney's mythopoetic investment in the DJED installation is heightened by what for him is its somber materiality and coloring; its powdery, chipped and unreflective textures; the blackness and greyness of the ash, dirt, detritus and slag deposited around the room.”
“My candor feels so pointless I might as well waste it on unreflective brick and the glare of sidewalks that fry my footsteps like hot fat.”
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