Darren, what’s your attitude to resisting handing power over?
A useful analogy lies in the doubt-resisting character of the cogito.
Most disturbing is that some are refusing to prosecute cases of resisting police.”
If he refuses, we must resist by . . . by simply resisting.
We will not stop resisting the hate, resisting the bigotry, resisting the racism.”
This idea was revolutionary when Einstein proposed it, with many professional physicists (wrongfully) resisting it for decades.
The government has purged what it calls “two-faced” Uighur teachers and officials suspected of secretly resisting the hard-line policies.
According to one U.S. commander, the Afghans are kept from resisting the Taliban by an attitude “somewhere between apathy and misunderstanding.”
The first kind of case occurs when a moving body with a given power for proceeding collides with another body that has a greater power for resisting.
If a different American president were to try resisting Chinese aggression while defending universal values, that “alliance is there, waiting to be led.”
In both China and the Soviet Union, vast Stalinist bureaucracies had smothered economic growth, with officials who wielded unchecked power resisting change that threatened their privileges.
An alternative way of resisting this epistemic assumption is to accept a view according to which matters external to how things are with you subjectively can contribute to the justificatory status of your beliefs.
Morrison has been emphasising that Australia will take a technological approach to emissions reduction, and the Coalition is thus far resisting pressure to sign up to a net zero commitment by mid-century despite being a signatory to the Paris agreement.
The CRS have also been photographed allegedly using potentially-lethal rubber bullets to threaten refugees who are resisting the eviction on the roofs of their shelters, and volunteers say they have turned water cannon on refugees trying to fight a fire.
But opposition to the pipeline is considerable, and is supported by environmental organizations and activists resisting pipelines such as the Dakota Access pipeline, and Keystone XL – a project that Joe Biden cancelled on his first day in the White House.
After years of resisting calls to take action against Donald Trump's social media accounts, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube moved swiftly to de-platform the president earlier this month after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol in Washington DC.
Major Christopher Warnagiris, who's stationed at the Marine Corps base Quantico, has been charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding certain officers; obstruction of law enforcement during civil disorder; and obstruction of justice, among other charges.
Although, according to Boynton Robinson’s account, Redoshi’s late husband Yawith – with whom she eventually established a loving relationship – had showed considerable ingenuity in resisting exploitation and ensuring he was at least paid properly for the cotton he produced.
They were resisting what Father Walter Lini, later Vanuatu’s first prime minister, described as “nuclearism” – an amalgamation of “nuclear” and “colonialism” – in the Pacific island territories by the United States, Britain, and France with their nations’ permanently harmful nuclear weapons testing.
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