A sense of social obligation
is no more a middle class trait than social apathy is a working class one.
Waugh's central character in A Handful of Dust, Tony Last, never misses church on Sunday--but attends out of a sense of social obligation
, not of religious duty.
The members of UIMTNASC have demonstrated a strong social obligation
by holding two benefit concerts in 2005.
I felt that they were relieved of some kind of social obligation
Even I as a defiant non-faster can see what's beneficial and spiritual about fasting if done right and not as some social obligation
First, schooling replaced work as the child's primary social obligation
, a radical departure from the norms that had predominated, for most families, in agricultural economies.
Senior, seasoned researchers in earth science departments have a social obligation
to see their younger colleagues do well and obtaining an NSERC DG is a key step in this direction.
So here, the women will neglect even the social obligation
to greet those they encounter on the way, intent on their sole purpose: to carry out the angelic command to go and tell the disciples of Jesus' resurrection and his promised meeting with them in Galilee.
Out of social obligation
, MAS needs government approval for any review of its domestic flights.
They seem godlike beings today, free from social obligation
, highly sexed and freely sexual, more compelling for their flaws--small eyes, thick lips, or chipped teeth.
He states that "our common social obligation
to the elderly is only to help them live out a natural life span; that is, the government is obliged to provide deliberately life-extending health care only to the age that is necessary to achieve that goal.
Siegfried Sassoon, played by Daniel Llewelyn-Williams, is the grandee, who says: "Heroism is a kind of social obligation
on me, inflicted at the font.