"History will never absolve us from
the disregard we have shown for village ordinances, the work of the people who sat in these chairs and came before us ...
He was unwavering in his faith, and was convinced his teachings would, without a doubt, absolve us from
sin and deliver us to decency.
This recognition -- that in the long term the Earth will abide without us -- does not absolve us from
the need for urgent action.
In this regard, we must have a specific goal, which is to close the door to the renewal of the waste crisis, but this does not absolve us from
developing a plan to solve the waste crisis in all regions, from Akkar and Tripoli to Naqoura and Hasbani.
Manfred Engel's comment that our relatively low consumption of fossil fuels should absolve us from
taking action to lower our emissions misses the point (Letters, PE November).
The award judges wrote that Julia Glass "weaves gold Into straw Into gold again In this novel that proves to us that neither ancient privileges nor modern passions absolve us from
the regrets, losses, comforts and Ineffable joys of family love.
But this doesn't absolve us from
blame because we can always say no.
Blaming others only does not absolve us from
This, however, does not absolve us from
our responsibility towards treatment and rehabilitation of the concerned patients, he said.
He added: "There are encouraging signs, but that does not absolve us from
taking the essential steps that must be taken to ensure that the whole economic structure of this country is on the road to recovery."
Though justified, the Arab's hatred of the US policy in the Arab-Israeli conflict does not absolve us from
following the developments in Washington, nor does the Arab's condemnation of the American invasion of Iraq.
This is reassuring, and although it does not absolve us from
wanting to do better, it does create a sense of perspective.
The play itself is less about the characters than the broad idea of the struggle with faith, the temptation to believe, as Eliphaz insists to the destitute and now-childless Job, that "no one suffers who is innocent." It's hard to believe that when, we ourselves suffer, but seems to absolve us from
the work of charity if we apply that logic to the suffering of others.
Sir Roy Meadow is now in the spotlight, but if he is eventually found wanting that does not absolve us from
They lived before us and did not absolve us from
the responsibility of independent thought or of deciding for ourselves what suits us best.