from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A fixed mental attitude or disposition that predetermines a person's responses to and interpretations of situations.
- n. An inclination or a habit.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A way of thinking; an attitude or opinion, especially a habitual one.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a habitual or characteristic mental attitude that determines how you will interpret and respond to situations
Eli, helpfully, makes it clear where the difference in mindset is when he discusses parents in the inner city who have the fortitude to raise children who can actually make an effort to tale advantage of an education: the fact that they possess the parenting fortitude their ghetto-peers do not is for me no greater emergency than that of the “left behind”.
It takes a certain mindset to enjoy doing this, and I suspect that mindset is different from non-screen-readers.
This mindset is a big shift from just a few years ago.
Update: This mindset is also pretty much explains the two-tier ethics/morals standard the left uses upon itself.
Sounds like he and I did things our way regardless of the outcome ... obviously his outcomes were far superior to mine but the mindset is the same.
What kind of mindset is that that you have to start killing unborn babies in order to help people?
Maybe this kind of mindset is why so much, including the political situation, is so screwed up in this country nowadays?
This "mindset" is what is now running Congress and the Say WA Legislature ...
"My mindset is look, all that is over, I've moved on," Herzog said.
"So hopefully once we start practicing on Saturday [if] he's feeling pretty good and his mindset is ready to go, he's had a few days of conditioning and he'll be ready to go this week."