You can’t selectively numb your anger, any more than you can turn off all lights in a room, and still expect to see the light.
I was diagnosed with asthma when I was 18 during my freshman year at UCLA. I refused to accept it - and I hid it from my coaches and teammates. But ignoring my problem didn't make it go away.
America is in a state of somnolence. It's an avoidance of paranoia through ignoring reality.
While a strong presence on our southern border is imperative, the border cannot be secured unless we enforce our internal laws and stop ignoring the open complicity of U.S. companies and foreign nations to promote illegal activities.
We are also ignoring and underfunding high speed rail which is one of the best ways to move citizens and improve congestion on our highways.
As a consequence, geneticists described evolution simply as a change in gene frequencies in populations, totally ignoring the fact that evolution consists of the two simultaneous but quite separate phenomena of adaptation and diversification.
I have learnt the hard way that ignoring a small fry can be many times harmful.
Markets are lethal, if only because of ignoring externalities, the impacts of their transactions on the environment.
There is no philosophy without the art of ignoring objections.
There is a quality even meaner than outright ugliness or disorder, and this meaner quality is the dishonest mask of pretended order, achieved by ignoring or suppressing the real order that is struggling to exist and to be served.
You can't crush ideas by suppressing them. You can only crush them by ignoring them.
The NCI scientific programme leaders meet regularly to ensure that we are not ignoring highly original proposals and that we are not creating an unbalanced grant portfolio.