C suggests, at its baldest
, the IACA's civil provisions are intended to remedy injuries to Indian culture itself.
24) In other words, primers such as the Gift for a Little Child (1843) indoctrinate the child reader into the puzzling worlds of both literacy and adulthood with such paradoxes as providing children with the means if not the moral imperative to think for themselves, while at the same time coupling such liberating injunctions with the baldest
of didactic prescriptions.
As the Canadian Bar Association stated in Locking up Natives in Canada: A Report of the Committee of the Canadian Bar Association on Imprisonment and Release (1988): "Put at its baldest
, there is an equation of being drunk, Indian and in prison.
Hillary Clinton stated the case at its baldest
when she described the president as a victim of a "vast right-wing conspi racy.
William Baldwin's very popular Treatise presents perhaps the baldest
of such compilations.
Although Bukowski's work appears shameless, the baldest
attempts to shock are never poseurish.
If Max Blue is the most obvious example of a European going to a land that doesn't belong to him and attempting to assert his power over it, his fate is mirrored by the baldest
example of the landscape striking back at him--he is struck by lightning while playing golf in the rain (751).
However, if one takes the polemics noted above at their sharpest and baldest
, one would conclude that inclusivism is finally either merely exclusivism with a happy face or pluralism with an overt hegemonic christomonist ideology (rather than a covert hegemonic liberal ideology, as with pluralism).
Thus the play's relentless aestheticizing of this particular tragedy leaves a sour aftertaste, especially since it never connects on a gut level; the baldest
news reports about the real incident evoke a stronger emotional response than McLaughlin's play does.
This, of course, is the baldest
of conspiracy theories at work.
The Marxist philosopher Herbert Marcuse, in a statement quoted in an earlier installment of these reflections, put this extraordinary idea in perhaps its baldest
form: "Liberating tolerance," Marcuse wrote.
The state law in question was an offshoot of the baldest
kind of racism.