Blame is the act of censuring, holding responsible, making negative statements about an individual or group that their action or actions are socially or morally irresponsible, the opposite of praise. When someone is morally responsible for doing something wrong their action is blameworthy. By contrast, when someone is morally responsible for doing something right, we may say that his or her action is praiseworthy. There are other senses of praise and blame that are not ethically relevant. One may praise someone's good dress sense, and blame the weather for a crop failure.
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... The band formed at Tomfest 1995 and was a side project of the Blamed's Bryan Gray ... its sound most closely resembled that of the Blamed, the Crucified, nobody special ... Following this tour it was time for the blamed and left out to merge ...
... A no-blame culture has been widely considered as a means to increase safety, in particular in areas where the consideration of possible human error is important, for instance in hospitals and aviation ... Together with questions of accountability, this has also been subsumed under the concept of creating a Just culture ...
... Long reported that it read, "The Juwes are the men that will not be blamed for nothing." Detective Constable Daniel Halse of the City of London Police, arrived a short time later, and took down a ...
... Sri Lankan Army 18 December 1999 Ja-Ela, Gampaha District Suicide bombing LTTE is blamed by the government ... Gopallapillai UNP candidate 18 September 1983 Jaffna Shot LTTE is blamed by the government ... chairman, DPLF 31 December 1994 Robert Place, Colombo Shot LTTE is blamed by the government ...
... Puller blamed Griffith and Edson, Griffith blamed Edson, and Twining blamed Puller and Edson ... Colonel Gerald Thomas—Vandegrift's operations officer—blamed Twining ...
Famous quotes containing the word blamed:
“I certainly know that if the war fails, the administration fails, and that I will be blamed for it, whether I deserve it or not. And I ought to be blamed, if I could do better. You think I could do better; therefore you blame me already. I think I could not do better; therefore I blame you for blaming me.”
—Abraham Lincoln (18091865)
“BOSWELL. I have often blamed myself, Sir, for not feeling for others as sensibly as many say they do. JOHNSON. Sir, dont be duped by them any more. You will find these very feeling people are not very ready to do you good. They pay you by feeling.”
—Samuel Johnson (17091784)
“Some may have blamed you that you took away
The verses that could move them on the day
When, the ears being deafened, the sight of the eyes blind
With lightning, you went from me....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)