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- n. The state or condition of being unteachable.
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Ladies and gentlemen, I speak here today in the hope that Churchill's assessment of the unteachability of mankind is for once proven wrong.
Over 70 years ago, Winston Churchill amended what he called -- he called it the confirmed unteachability of mankind.
The sort of temperament we have seen during the twentieth century, combining at its worst a blend of zealotry and unteachability, can be found in earlier eras.
The prime minister honors Churchill, who spoke of "the confirmed unteachability of mankind."
By contrast, he suggested that peer orientation -- children looking to each other for values and direction -- can lead to "aggression ... the making of bullies and victims (and) unteachability."