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If man is actually the product of his environment and if science can discover the laws of human nature and the ways in which environment determines what people do, then someone -- a someone probably standing outside traditional systems of values -- can turn around and develop completely efficient means for controlling people.
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If we were creating a wholly new society, we could insist that our social, political, economic and philosophic institutions foster rather than hamper man ; ;
If this practice should take root and spread, the man who submits a manuscript to a publisher will find himself reviewed before he is accepted and publication will become a sort of post-mortem formality.
If a branch extended out too far, each man held it back for the next, and if they met a low overhang, each warned the other.
If there had been, he would have found a loophole, because Arnold is one golfer who knows the code as thoroughly as the man who wrote the book.
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If a man lived a classical life, he need not fear the spirits -- for only lack of virtue gave the spirits power over him.
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If a man totally ignorant of America were to judge our land and its civilization based on Hollywood alone, what conclusions do you think he might come to??
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If his dancers are sometimes made to look as if they might be creatures from Mars, this is consistent with his intention of placing them in the orbit of another world, a world in which they are freed of their pedestrian identities.
If a work is divided into several large segments, a last-minute drawing of random numbers may determine the order of the segments for any particular performance.
If Wilhelm Reich is the Moses who has led them out of the Egypt of sexual slavery, Dylan Thomas is the poet who offers them the Dionysian dialectic of justification for their indulgence in liquor, marijuana, sex, and jazz.
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If our sincerity is granted, and it is granted, the discrepancy can only be explained by the fact that we have come to believe hearsay and legend about ourselves in preference to an understanding gained by earnest self-examination.
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If, conversely, tin is used to coat steel, when a breach of the coating occurs it actually accelerates oxidation of the iron.
If one of the intervening states was a superpower, a civil war is extended a further 72 %; a conflict such as the Angolan Civil War, in which there is two-sided foreign intervention, including by a superpower ( actually, two superpowers in the case of Angola ), would be 538 % longer on average than a civil war without any international intervention.
If each pixel on the display actually contains three rectangular subpixels of red, green, and blue, in that fixed order, then things on the screen that are smaller than one full pixel in size can be rendered by lighting only one or two of the subpixels.
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If the project were actually completed at week 8, then the project would actually be well under budget and well ahead of schedule.
If such an extraordinary event had actually taken place ... could the king have withstood the attitude of the native nobles, who would hardly have looked upon such an occurrence without offering armed resistance to their feeble and capricious sovereign?
If the network actually is a small-world network, Freenet should find data reasonably quickly ; ideally on the order of hops.
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If, supposing it turns out that the original Ship of Theseus, S1, was actually stolen property, and the rightful owner demands its return, should the police give him S2 or S3?
If we attribute its apparent rate of rotation entirely to rotation in an inertial frame, a different " flatness " is predicted than if we suppose part of this rotation actually is due to rotation of the Universe and should not be included in the rotation of the galaxy itself.
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If adults could effectively be baptised through a desire for the sacrament when prevented from actually receiving it, some speculated that perhaps sacramentally unbaptised infants too might be saved by some waterless equivalent of ordinary baptism when prevented.
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If this is his route, in all likelihood he did not actually circumnavigate Britain, but returned along the coast of Germany, accounting for his somewhat larger perimeter.
If the local court is actually giving extraterritorial effect to a foreign law, it is less than sovereign and so acting in a way that is potentially unconstitutional.
He also is skeptical of the film industry going digital, saying, " If it actually gets to the place where you can't show 35 mm film in theatres anymore and everything is digital projection, I won't even make it to 60.