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“Protection. Conservation. Restriction. Deep ecology. Give me deep technology any day. They don't scare me. "I'm damned if I'll crawl, my children's children crawl on the earth in some kind a fuckin' harmony with the environment. Yeah, till the next ice age or the next asteroid impact." (Moh Kohn, The Star Fraction)/ "This is the fight between God and the Devil. If His Grace is with God, he must join me, if he is for the Devil he must fight me. There is no third way" King Gustavus Adolphus

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University graduate, currently working as an Information Assistant for the NHS. Interested in politics, history, sci fi etc.

Sunday, March 28, 2004

hypocrisy [hi pókrəssi] (plural hypocrisies)
1. feigned high principles: the false claim to or pretence of having admirable principles, beliefs, or feelings
It would be sheer hypocrisy for them to turn round and do what they criticise in others.

2. hypocritical act: an act or instance of hypocrisy
the legion hypocrisies of the party opposite

[12th century. Via Old French ypocrisie from, ultimately, Greek hupokrisis ‘acting a part’, from hupokrinesthai ‘to dispute subordinately, act a part’, literally ‘to separate under’, from krinein ‘to separate’.]
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