sheeple


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sheeple

People regarded as overly submissive, gullible, and apt to follow or be swayed to someone else's views. The word is a portmanteau of "sheep" and "people." All of her supporters are just sheeple who will do anything she says.
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High-quality education and the best of the humanistic traditions, such as the children of Nigerian one percenters come here to receive in Euro-America, account for their heightened sense of freewill and agency.It explains why you never find them among the sheeple - rabble deployed constantly by their parents as social media almajiris to defend the class privileges and conscpicouous comsumptiom of their oppressors.
If you want to start an argument on the gun-related Internet (or around the cracker barrel at the gun shop, for that matter] just ask the question, "How much spare ammo should you be wearing for your carry gun?" You'll be amazed how many will answer something like, "If you carry more than I do, you must be a paranoid mall ninja," or the flip side of the same stance, "If you carry less than I do you're obviously a hopeless, doomed sheeple."
But his own conviction is undermined by the affection he feels for his vulnerable "sheeple," notably innocent bystanders Angela (Portia Doubleday) and Gideon (Michel Gill), who serve as crucial foils to Elliot's flights of anarchic fantasy.
Kev Brewin: "The council won't be in any rush to clean it up as they know the sheeple will still vote them in again, regardless.
A Unison rep called for attendees who did not agree to the proposal to walk out and the sheeple followed - some wearing their matching T-shirts.
Apparently the students do not appreciate the letter-writer calling them "sheeple," but then they go on to state that the writer's opinions are "like something a kindergartner might say." That is not exactly a compliment, but the students have the right to say it.
I also understand that many sheeple have no concept of a combat mindset and therefore fear the unknown and make feeble attempts to strike out at those who do.
In the same way, John Galt (2013) (a pseudonym for the Ayn Rand character?) cites the spurious "tyranny in government" quotation to buttress his claim that President Obama plans to institute tyranny, noting that "the sheeple just don't read history books any longer." Galt (2013) also remarks that "The irony is that individuals like Obama quote Jefferson for convenience, not true meaning." Buttressing his points with a false quotation, he refutes opposing positions with disparagement rather than argument.
Smarter than your fellow Americans, those "sheeple" you so snort about.
"SO LET me get this right, sheeple," the TV exec chuckled at his own joke when his team first brought him the brief for Flockstars.
Her first play Sheeple debuted in New York last year.
They're ready to get out with their silver, guns, and organic honey-but not quite ready to sacrifice fast internet, access to an international airport, and a time zone convenient for Skyping with the doomed sheeple back home.
Wall builders have long branded folks careless about what they send wirelessly as "sheeple" vulnerable to wolves who can eavesdrop on transmissions as easily as one can overhear a chat in a coffee shop.
MARLENE NINETYNfNEPERCENT DRELL FRYKMAN: Doing/saying anything that will awaken the "sheeple" from their slumber.
I reach out to you with a heavy heart from a great sense of both sadness and frustration upon reading the August/September 2009 "Dear MOTHER" letter entitled "Humans Still Debating Humans." Sadly, I believe an ever-growing portion of our American "sheeple" is intellectually blind to the reality that surrounds them.