Inhospitality


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Inhospitality

Nabal
rudely refuses David’s messengers’ request for food. [O. T.: I Samuel 25:10–11]
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The Samaritan inhospitality is not totally unexpected.
Visual cultures of inhospitality. Peace Review: A Journal of Social Justice, 26(2), 192-200.
Joan Pong Linton investigates the biblical subtexts of Twelfth Night, showing how they can shed light on the blurring between self and other, host and guest, and familiar and unfamiliar, in displays of hospitality (and inhospitality).
An important source of the Court's inhospitality towards predatory pricing cases is the unusual facts presented in Brooke Group.
It did so by foreclosing Panetti's argument that "he suffers from a severe, documented mental illness that is the source of gross delusions preventing him from comprehending the meaning and purpose of the punishment to which he has been sentenced." (268) The narrow standard's inhospitality to the testimony of mental health professionals in this context was not lost on the justices.
Austen shows how Anne alienates herself from her own self-interest in order to make herself feel welcome and useful in other people's homes--illustrating the individual toll inhospitality takes on those who don't have an obvious place in the social or domestic order.
For further discussion of the regime for DFNs, see Luke Taylor, "Designated Inhospitality: The Treatment of Asylum Seekers Who Arrive by Boat in Canada and Australia" (2015) 60:2 McGill LJ 333.
One of the many shipwrecks at the Skeleton Coast...by Madnomad The Skeleton Coast got its name because of its inhospitality. Many ships were wrecked there from the era the Portuguese were exploring Africa, up until the 20th century.
In relations to the sky, the desire for such methodical knowledge further points to an ambition to know and control an ethereal realm that usually resists easy access, as (another) Greco-Roman figure, Icarus, found out, when his wings were melted by the inhospitality of the sky's upper reaches (Budd, 2013: 11).
"But I managed to save a few photos." But for every incident of inhospitality, there is another of compassion and friendliness.
(27) This normative shift, combined with economic theory suspicious of departures from atomistic competition, produced the so-called "inhospitality tradition" of antitrust, pursuant to which courts condemned numerous nonstandard agreements that produced no harm and often produced significant benefits.