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  • Suspicion of "Servility," of reverence for Superiors, the very dogleech is anxious to disavow.

    Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History

  • In case anyone becomes confused about the particular symptoms of the disease, the patient with Authority Servility Reflex is utterly incapable of uttering the following sentence: “please, show some respect for this powerless individual, who cannot kick my ass and is doing something harmless that I despise and has been victimized by the majoritarian mob after that has been stirred up by that political (or religious) leader X.”

    Bush Slanders Freedom « Antiwar.com Blog

  • I think that Tim exhibits a particularly virulent form of that common-day malady (coined by Doctor-and-Diagnostician-in-Chief Jim Bovard) called the 9-11 Servility Reflex.

    Bush Slanders Freedom « Antiwar.com Blog

  • Servility of imitation has ever been as much my scorn as servility of dependence; I resolved, therefore, to strike out something new, and no more to retire as every other man had retired, than to linger in the world as every other man had lingered.

    Cecilia

  • VIEW FAVORITES yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'The 9/11 Servility Reflex'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'The 9/11 Commission became the Bush administration’s most famous faith-based initiative.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: The 9/11 Servility Reflex

  • Servility to the invaders has poisoned democracy, with obvious consequences for the freedom of thought, and for the concept itself of liberty.”

    Saturday, September 30, 2006

  • Servility, vanity and lack of conviction are not difficult to discern.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • Servility, vanity and lack of conviction are not difficult to discern.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • Wrong against Right, to Vice against Virtue, to Folly vs. Wisdom, to Servility against Independance, to base and vile Intrigue against inflexible Honour and Integrity.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 1 July 1782

  • The slaves are allarmed on the other least he should expose their Servility.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 18 December 1780

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