Disobedience


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Disobedience

Disorder (See CONFUSION.)
Achan
defies God’s ban on taking booty. [O.T.: Joshua 7:1]
Adam and Eve
eat forbidden fruit of Tree of Knowledge. [O.T.: Genesis 3:1–7; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
Antigone
despite Creon’s order, she buries Polynices. [Gk. Lit.: Antigone]
Bartleby
copyist in Wall Street office; refuses to do anything but copy documents. [Am. Lit.: “Bartleby the Scrivener”]
Brunhild
disobeys father’s order to let Siegmund die. [Ger. Opera: Wagner, Valkyrie, Westerman, 237]
Saul
contravening God, takes spoils from conquered Amalekites. [O.T.: I Samuel 15:17–19]
Vashti, Queen
loses queenship for not submitting to king’s demands. [O.T.: Esther 1:10–22]
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Islamabad -- Imran Khan after surprise marriage gave another astonishing news by abandoning his civil disobedience movement.
15--A number of employees working in government institutions in Yemen's southern governorates participated in a campaign of peaceful civil disobedience on Monday, lasting from 6 a.
Summary: Internationally recognised government calls for civil disobedience campaign in Tripoli until its forces retake capital from militias who seized it.
LAHORE -- A Lahore High Court full bench on Monday adjourning the hearing of petitions against Pakistan TehreekeInsaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) marches, directed petitioner's counsel to file a contempt of court application on disobedience of court orders.
TIMERGARA -- Traders' bodies in Dir Lower on Tuesday rejected Imran Khan's call for civil disobedience and non-payment of utility and a tax saying it was a conspiracy against the state.
Meanwhile, courts in the Kingdom received 199 cases of disobedience filed by men against their sons during the same period.
generally true that wilful disobedience of an order will justify summary dismissal, since wilful disobedience of a lawful and reasonable order shows a disregard--a complete disregard--of a condition essential to the contract of service, namely, the condition that the servant must obey the proper orders of the master, and that unless he does so the relationship is, so to speak, struck at fundamentally.
Aristotle and black drama; a theater of civil disobedience.
In fact, today ISIS persists in a state of outright disobedience to its supposed seniors in AQC, Zawahiri among them.
The article is particularly interesting for questioning Berrigan's definition of civil disobedience by his becoming a fugitive after losing an appeal of the Catonsville Nine verdict.
He denied any form of civil disobedience inside building.
PDSH does not want to give an official comment but unofficially it says that the party will look into the idea for civil disobedience and RDK shares a similar stance.