The game is up: it is declining into infantilism .
In her ten books of poetry, in her two published novels as well as in her reviews and essays there is a response to this challenge not to live a kind of ethical infantilism .
Typically, despite the fact that the city's police confessed that more damage was done on the average Saturday night in the city, it was the anarchists and their infantilism that stole the headlines the next day.
Brad is being both condescending and obtuse - I have difficulty in seeing any evidence whatsoever of infantilism in the piece that he quotes.
Over the great band of society where, in 1914, it had been odd and disreputable not to go to church, it was now seen as odd and a form of infantilism to do so.
But it might have been a little more questioning of what some would call his innocence and others his infantilism .
It is an extension of their infantilism in not wanting to take responsibility for their actions.
We may operate with economic infantilism , borrowing blithely, ignoring pension schemes and blowing half our annual earnings on rent.
That points not to an ideological malice worth worrying about but probably to the harmless political infantilism of a zealous minority of Whitlamites.
Even the memory of terror, with the criminal not present, can produce traumatic psychological infantilism .