Example sentences for: paternalism

How can you use “paternalism” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Any other result supposedly implies paternalism.

  • (The paternalism of the PDFA's campaign has sunk in at major newsrooms.

  • And why does Christopher Lasch's The New Radicalism in America --the classic indictment of the self-interest of the "concerned" classes, which excoriates progressive paternalism from Jane Addams to the Kennedy administration--leave a big hole where Eleanor should be, giving her a free pass?

  • Isn't this paternalism?

  • But there is a very fine line between such arguments for collective action and supercilious paternalism, especially when cultural matters are concerned; are we warning societies about unintended consequences or are we simply disagreeing with individual tastes?

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