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Even if the self portrait we distribute for popular consumption were accurate it would be dangerous to present it as a picture of the ideal society.
from Brown Corpus
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Even and if
Even if people do, in a not far distant future, begin to read one another's minds, there will still be the question of whether what you find in another man's mind is especially worth reading -- worth more, that is, than what you can read in good books.
Even if men eventually find themselves able to look through walls and around corners, one may question whether this will help them to live better lives.
Even apart from the fact that now at the age of 31 my personal life is being totally disrupted for the second time for no very compelling reason -- I cannot help looking around at the black leather jacket brigades standing idly on the street corners and in the taverns of every American city and asking myself if our society has gone mad.
Even if the electric power fails after an attack, any time that the heater has been used will make the shelter that much more comfortable.
Even if all these operations could be performed instantaneously, the ICBM still has a time of flight to the target of about 30 minutes.
Even if this is some day possible, there remains the 30-minute time of flight of a missile to its overseas target.
Even if you live above that line, the FHA will back you, for they have decided that the inclusion of air conditioning in all new homes is a good thing and should be encouraged.
Even if gymnastics are not the ultimate goal, the good tumbler will be a better dancer, a better athlete, and a human being with a greater margin of safety in any activity.
Even if we strip their respective claims to the barest minimum, the `` odds '' still favor them both, for the trend in effect is always more likely to continue than to reverse.
Even if we marshal substantial agreement behind mandatory public education, we likely cannot expect that all the states will enact the legislation.
Even if there are no livestock, the farmer cannot leave the farm for long periods, particularly during the growing season.
Even if it did not, how would this little world of gentle people cope with its new reality of grenades and submachine guns??
Even if the atom were big enough to hold a football field, this nucleus is still only about the size of a pinhead.
Even if that's all the promise he ever gave or ever will give, the giving of it once was enough and you believed it then and you will always believe it, even when it is finally the only thing in the world you have left to believe, and the whole world is telling you that one was a lie.
Even if they ever did say anything about people like Lucille Warren, I know they wouldn't have dreamed of saying it in front of me.
Even if not yet ratified, the Articles provided domestic and international legitimacy for the Continental Congress to direct the American Revolutionary War, conduct diplomacy with Europe and deal with territorial issues and Indian relations.
Even so, half of a given amount of astatine will vaporize in an hour if put on a clean glass surface at room temperature.
Even if the resolution of an analog signal is higher than a comparable digital signal, the difference can be overshadowed by the noise in the signal.
Even and self
Even the subject's memory and awareness of self may be altered by suggestion, and the effects of the suggestions may be extended ( posthypnotically ) into the subject's subsequent waking activity.
Even in daily, physical action, the flourishing human ’ s “… Act is determined by the higher phase of the Soul .” ( Enneads III. 4. 6 ) Even in the most dramatic arguments Plotinus considers ( if the Proficient is subject to extreme physical torture, for example ), he concludes this only strengthens his claim of true happiness being metaphysical, as the truly happy human being would understand that which is being tortured is merely a body, not the conscious self, and happiness could persist.
( Even though he is obsessed with health he was able to lampoon this weak spot in a self ironic TV commercial for a medicine curing colds.
Even as his powers are being drained away, Zordon attempts to reach Astronema's true self ( Karone, Andros ' sister ), but is unsuccessful.
Lord Byron in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers wrote of " Wonder-working Lewis, Monk or Bard, who fain wouldst make Parnassus a churchyard ; Even Satan's self with thee might dread to dwell, And in thy skull discern a deeper hell.
Even in its most benign form, such an attitude could lead at best to ' a " countertransference cure "... achieved through compliance and a " false self " suppression of the patient's more difficult feelings '.
Even though the Holy Guardian Angel is, in a sense, the “ higher self ”, it is often experienced as a separate being, independent from the adept.
Even with three jaw self centering chucks, work which is not of uniform section along the work ( and which is not free of spiral or ' wind ') should not be gripped, as the jaws can be strained and the accuracy permanently impaired.
Even and portrait
Even a modern editor of Father and Son has rejected this portrait of Philip Henry Gosse on the grounds that his " writings reveal a genuinely sweet character.
Even in the light of Casaubon's linguistic discovery and typical of many of the self-styled adherents of Hermetic philosophy scattered throughout 16th and 17th Europe, Thomas Browne in his Religio Medici ( 1643 ) confidently stated-" The severe schools shall never laugh me out of the philosophy of Hermes, that this visible world is but a portrait of the invisible ".
Even into his later lichhood and rulership status, these attributes recur, painting the portrait of a ruler demanding fealty and promising order, but secretly and constantly frustrated by the failings of his fellow men and of himself.
Even and we
Even in these cases we should promote self-help by making it clear that our supporting assistance is subject to reduction and ultimately to termination.
Even though in civil rights legislation in 1957 and 1960 the provision for the Attorney General to act was eliminated, should we nevertheless support such a clause??
Even though we did not see many of your faces, it appears now quite evident that a considerable number of your profession heard, from those whom we had the fortune to encounter, that we had been in your midst.
Even if we cannot agree with him in everything ; we all none the less owe him a debt of gratitude for setting an example of unswerving honesty, for his incorruptible conscience, and for his heroic view of his duty as a writer.
Even if we do make some sort of connection between the 4th century Huns and the 1st century Xiongnu, an awful lot of water has passed under an awful lot of bridges in the three hundred years ' worth of lost history.
“ Even though we didn ’ t get additional definitive evidence of the ivory-bill in Arkansas, we ’ re not discouraged.
Even if we don't know exactly what is going to come next, we can be fairly certain that, for example, there will be many more e's than z's, or that the combination ' qu ' will be much more common than any other combination with a ' q ' in it and the combination ' th ' will be more common than ' z ', ' q ', or ' qu '.
Even if it can be found in the works of ancient poets, we no longer tolerate it .” The longest kenning found in skaldic poetry occurs in Hafgerðingadrápa by Þórður Sjáreksson and reads nausta blakks hlé-mána gífrs drífu gim-slöngvir “ fire-brandisher of blizzard of ogress of protection-moon of steed of boat-shed ”, which simply means " warrior ".
Even when we make all due allowance for the prejudices of critics whose only possible enthusiasm went out to ' the pointed and fine propriety of Poe ,' we can hardly believe that the exquisite art which is among the most valued on our possessions could encounter so much garrulous abuse without the criminal intervention of personal malignancy.
Even this authority would admit that it is better to pronounce the Kiddush over new wine than to desecrate the Name and to disgrace the Jewish people, and we well know the damage caused the Jewish people by the trafficking in sacramental wine.
" Even we at Fox News manage to get some lefties on the air occasionally, and often let them finish their sentences before we club them to death and feed the scraps to Karl Rove and Bill O ' Reilly.