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We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.
The use of slurs from both characters makes it clear just how “new” the idea of an openly gay son is even in this time.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I like the idea of Jon Hamm… There have been discussions—though I'm not sure how serious they've been.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But at the heart of this “Truther” conspiracy theory is the idea that “someone” wants to destroy Bill Cosby.
“The US cannot tolerate the idea of any rival economic entity,” Stone writes.
As men fixed in the grip of nightmare, we were powerless—unable to do anything but wait.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Her eyes, for a moment, fixed themselves with a horrid conviction of a wide and nameless treachery.
The Princess still kept her eyes fixed on Louis, while, in a suppressed and unsteady voice, she answered her governess.
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
His idea was that there would be ample time later to order a concentration on either wing or on the centre.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison