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::" and definition
::" We have no idea how consciousness emerges from the physical activity of the brain and we do not know whether consciousness can emerge from non-biological systems, such as computers ... At this point the reader will expect to find a careful and precise definition of consciousness.

::" and is
::" When it is asked, What is the nature of all our reasonings concerning matter of fact?
::" The great subverter of Pyrrhonism or the excessive principles of skepticism is action, and employment, and the occupations of common life.
::" For here is the chief and most confounding objection to excessive skepticism, that no durable good can ever result from it ; while it remains in its full force and vigor.
::" She wants to marry a Swede " ( the man she wants to marry is Swedish — a specific person )
::" The land of Dilmun is a pure place, the land of Dilmun is a clean place,
::" The only thing standing in the way of future Taliban massacres is Ahmad Shah Massoud.
::" Modernity is a qualitative, not a chronological, category.
::" This last is the distinguishing characteristic of classes, and justifies us in treating ẑ ( ψz ) as the class determined by function ψẑ.
::" Now is the winter of our discontent made glorious summer by this son of York " ( Son / sun )
::" Wherever there is number, there is beauty.
::" In all determinations of morality, this circumstance of public utility is ever principally in view ; and wherever disputes arise, either in philosophy or common life, concerning the bounds of duty, the question cannot, by any means, be decided with greater certainty, than by ascertaining, on any side, the true interests of mankind.
::" Few human creatures would consent to be changed into any of the lower animals, for a promise of the fullest allowance of a beast's pleasures ; no intelligent human being would consent to be a fool, no instructed person would be an ignoramus, no person of feeling and conscience would be selfish and base, even though they should be persuaded that the fool, the dunce, or the rascal is better satisfied with his lot than they are with theirs … A being of higher faculties requires more to make him happy, is capable probably of more acute suffering, and is certainly accessible to it at more points, than one of an inferior type ; but in spite of these liabilities, he can never really wish to sink into what he feels to be a lower grade of existence … It is better to be a human being dissatisfied than a pig satisfied ; better to be Socrates dissatisfied than a fool satisfied.
::" There is no true value of any characteristic, state, or condition that is defined in terms of measurement or observation.
::" Once again the political clout of the school, which seems to be closely wired into parliament, Whitehall and the Bank of England, is being felt by ministers ...
::" I need very much to feel the warmth of my people around me, there is work to be done and I will get the strength from my people to finish the business.
::" I took the title from a passage in Paradise Lost where Adam says to Eve that their expulsion from Paradise " will prove no sudden but a slow pac ’ d evil ,/ A Long Day ’ s Dying to augment our pain ," and with the exception of the old lady Maroo, what all the characters seem to be dying of is loneliness, emptiness, sterility, and such preoccupation with themselves and their own problems that they are unable to communicate with each other about anything that really matters to them very much.
::" Our house is on the eastern slope of Rupert Mountain, just off a country road, still unpaved then, and five miles from the nearest town … Even at the most unpromising times of year – in mudtime, on bleak, snowless winter days – it is in so many unexpected ways beautiful that even after all this time I have never quite gotten used to it.

::" and upon
::" The principle of utility does not mean that any given pleasure, as music, for instance, or any given exemption from pain, as for example health, are to be looked upon as means to a collective something termed happiness, and to be desired on that account.
::" if the day were bright, you observed upon the house – tops, stretching far away, a long dark path ; the shadow of the Monument ; and turning round, the tall original was close beside you, with every hair erect upon his golden head, as if the doings of the city frightened him.
::" And the Spirit of Darkness moved upon the land.

::" and for
::" What you do not wish for yourself, do not do to others.
::" Pakistan was keen to gear up for a breakthrough in Central Asia.
::" And Be Merry " ( Eat Drink and Be Merry for Tomorrow We Die ) A lab biologist, female, takes advantage of her husband going off on an archeology trip, to use the privacy to experiment on herself for rejuvenation by a severe and dangerous method.
::" I come, I come, why dost thou call for me?
::" Now to prepare them against these contingencies, and that they might, have fresh air for the benefit of the elephants, cureloms or mammoths and many other animals, that perhaps were in them, as well as the human beings they contained, the Lord told them how to construct them in order to receive air, that when they were on the top of the water, whichever side up their vessels happened to be, it mattered not ; they were so constructed that they could ride safely, though bottom upwards and they could open their air holes that happened to be uppermost " ( Orson Pratt, JoD 12: 340 ).
::" The national sides of all denominations of the euro coins intended for circulation should bear an indication of the issuing Member State by means of the Member State ’ s name or an abbreviation of it.
::" I wanted to learn about Christ – about the Old Testament, which had been his Bible, and the New Testament, which was the Bible about him ; about the history of the church, which had been founded on the faith that through him God had not only revealed his innermost nature and his purpose for the world, but had released into the world a fierce power to draw people into that nature and adapt them to that purpose …. No intellectual pursuit had ever aroused in me such intense curiosity, and much more than my intellect was involved, much more than my curiosity aroused.
::" I was reading a magazine as I waited my turn at a barber shop one day when, triggered by a particular article and the photographs that went with it, there floated up out of some hitherto unexplored subcellar of me a character who was to dominate my life as a writer for the next six years and more.
::" Godric came as mysteriously alive for me as Bebb had and, with him, all the people he knew and the whole medieval world he lived in.
::" The package deal included a 730-to 1, 200-square-foot house on a 75-by-100-foot lot, as well as state-of-the art appliances, furniture, housewares and everything else a family would need for a weekend in the sun, including toothbrushes and toilet paper.
::" president Eisenhower's Appointment Books contain no entry for a special meeting on July 16, 1954 which might have included a briefing on MJ-12.
::" In the pharmaceutical industry, a blockbuster drug is one that achieves acceptance by prescribing physicians as a therapeutic standard for, most commonly, a highly prevalent chronic ( rather than acute ) condition.
::" The Duplessis regime may well have endured for too long, the Union Nationale leader's traditionalist policies may well have been anachronistic when compared with the relatively modern society that, in many respects, the Quebec of the 1950s had already become.
::" Basing itself on Scripture and Tradition, the Council teaches that the Church, a pilgrim now on earth, is necessary for salvation: the one Christ is the mediator and the way of salvation ; he is present to us in his body which is the Church.
::" The bitter example of their own family history would sooner or later have driven Dara and Shuja and Aurangzeb and Murad to contend for the Peacock Throne with desperate fury.
::" I'm too old for it myself.
::" In the years when our Country was in mortal danger, ( name ) who served ( dates ) gave generously of his time and powers to make himself ready for her defence by force of arms and with his life if need be.
::" Time for some updates.
::" As I have said, our ancestors were taken captive and driven to for no reason at all.
::" Wonderful to say, this greatly desiderated and almost unhoped for curative agent not only exists in Nature, but is an essential element in the human constitution, varying in different persons, of course, like all other bodily and mental gifts ; and most persons possess the power of curing others, or of being themselves cured occasionally, by an inherent sanative influence propagatable between different individuals: for health is transmissible as well as disease, it appears.

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