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  • She wants to replace parental indoctrination of children with government indoctrination.
  • More like indoctrinated.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • I suppose it was only because my own wolf indoctrination had been so complete, and of such a staggeringly inaccurate nature, that it took me so long to account for the healthy state of the wolves in the apparent absence of any game worthy of their reputation and physical abilities.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • I was indoctrinated into all of the pointless condolence rituals at age eight, and I came to realize that they never really change.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility

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  • Finally, through intense indoctrination, beatings, and desensitization, its army cultivated and celebrated extreme brutality in its soldiers.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • I. You indoctrinate republicans! you warm up hearts that have grown cold in the name of principle!
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • And it was indeed an objective Peckem who gazed at Colonel Scheisskopf encouragingly and resumed his indoctrination with an attitude of magnanimous forgiveness.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • A few agents of the Thought Police moved always among them, spreading false rumours and marking down and eliminating the few individuals who were judged capable of becoming dangerous; but no attempt was made to indoctrinate them with the ideology of the Party.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • Malleus Maleficarum—or The Witches’ Hammer—indoctrinated the world to "the dangers of freethinking women" and instructed the clergy how to locate, torture, and destroy them.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • He might be testing me, to see how deep my indoctrination had really gone.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale

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  • After centuries of efforts to curb man’s innate brutality, after centuries of teaching, training and indoctrination with the gentle and the humane!
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • For the next few months our new brother is to undergo a period of intense study and indoctrination under the guidance of Brother Hambro.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • You never cease indoctrinating.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • But on this expedition he had been cast in the role of invincible guide, there to look after me and the other clients; we had been specifically indoctrinated not to question our guides’ judgment.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • It’s 7:30 on Friday night, and a seminal moment of Brown’s right-minded indoctrination is about to commence: the all-important diversity orientation session.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • They were bringing the brightest madrassa students back to Saudi Arabia and Kuwait for a decade of indoctrination, then encouraging them to take four wives when they came home and breed like rabbits.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • The lights dim and the indoctrination begins.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • He wasn’t teaching anymore, he was indoctrinating.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • She tossed off the statement in a matter-of-fact manner, indoctrinated by her Islamic teachers.
    Betty Mahmoody  --  Not Without My Daughter
  • He was considered promising material, and after in-depth indoctrination was sent to the London School of Economics for graduate study.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Supremacy
  • If necessary, Mr. Braselton or I will assume Mr. McLean’s responsibilities of helping to indoctrinate the freshmen in the honor system.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • It starts with "indoc" or indoctrination, which is designed to introduce candidates to what will be required.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • They have a size to them, a natural stamina that mocks his own bible-school indoctrination even as it draws him to the noise.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • They have neodogs now that are indoctrinated from puppyhood to observe and evade without blowing their tops at the mere sight or smell of a Bug.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • At the end of the war Liberius came back as a lieutenant hero with three medals, and of course he was a thoroughly indoctrinated Bolshevik delegate from the front.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • The officers of Alessandro’s brigade were absent for indoctrination at headquarters, and the noncommissioned officers were acutely aware that their men were badly armed.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • The papa of Mademoiselle Noemie, however, had apparently on this occasion been vigorously indoctrinated, and he showed a certain tremulous eagerness to cultivate unexpected opportunities.
    Henry James  --  The American
  • The man who executed Bourne in Tam Quan took his name and agreed to be trained for an operation that we called Treadstone Seventy-one, after a building on New York’s Seventy-first Street, where he went through a brutal indoctrination program.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • And now we were going for runs along the beach, trying to get in shape for the first week of Indoctrination.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • Indoctrination had told them (correctly) that their only hope of going Earthside again was to capture warrens and pacify them.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • They think school’s a despotic system of indoctrination, designed to crush the spirit and stamp out creativity."
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire’s Assistant
  • In boot camp, they don’t just tell you, they indoctrinate you.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • I was in what is known as Indoc—or Indoctrination.
    Chris Kyle  --  American Sniper
  • They’ll be glad to indoctrinate you fully in its glories and triumphs.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • We did not receive a college education at the Institute, we received an indoctrination, and all our courses were designed to make us malleable, unimaginative, uninquisitive citizens of the republic, impregnable to ideas—or thought—unsanctioned by authority.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Some guards, intoxicated by absolute power and indoctrinated in racism and disgust for POWs, fell easily into sadism.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Nobody is more indoctrinated than the indoctrinator.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • In Japan’s militaristic society, all citizens, from earliest childhood, were relentlessly indoctrinated with the lesson that to be captured in war was intolerably shameful.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Every Navy SEAL is supremely confident, because we’re indoctrinated with a belief in victory at all costs; a conviction that no earthly force can withstand our thunderous assault on the battlefield.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • He thinks I’ve been indoctrinated like everybody else in the camp.
    Rick Yancey  --  The 5th Wave
  • These troops were not only crack riot troops, best peace enforcers for city work F.N. had; they also had been indoctrinated and drugged.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • If I ran a high school, I would include stuff like this in the first-day indoctrination.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Speak
  • He had been my teacher during my period of indoctrination and now I realized that I shouldn’t have come.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • If those are ever used, it’s not for indoctrination purposes.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Sarawa had told me so, and it beat me why I’d been left alone…unless they knew… unless they were indoctrinated…unless I really was in the hands of off-duty Taliban warriors.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • We had been preconditioned for forty hours of duty (two revolutions of Planet P) through forced sleep, elevated blood sugar count, and hypno indoctrination, and of course the suits are self-contained for personal needs.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Starship Troopers
  • The myth of Novgorod matched its reality; it was, indeed, an advanced indoctrination center for the most gifted of comrades-as they were given to understand, yet none really understood, for Novgorod was rarely spoken about except in whispers.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Here’s how it would go, after Hazel indoctrinated a kid: ADULT: "Baby, where did you get this?
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
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