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If and existent
If one has anything like a traditional Jewish or Christian belief, for example then in fact one does have some conception of what God is: God is an eternally existent spiritual being who created the world, and so forth.
If ever one is in a position in which they are unable to refute a theory, Pyrrhonists reply " Just as, before the birth of the founder of the School to which you belong, the theory it holds was not as yet apparent as a sound theory, although it was really in existence, so likewise it is possible that the opposite theory to that which you now propound is already really existent, though not yet apparent to us, so that we ought not as yet to yield assent to this theory which at the moment seems to be valid.
If an already existent matter must precede everything coming into existence, clearly nothing, including matter, can come into existence ex nihilo, that is, from absolute nothingness.
If all of the organisms of the ecosystem are non existent, the ecosystem itself will soon come to be non existent.

If and form
If we look at recent art we find it preoccupied with form.
If there are any major restrictions, they usually can be obtained in printed form.
If cell Af has not previously been assigned as the information cell of a form in the text-form list, it is now assigned as the information cell of Af.
If Af was assigned as the information cell for Af, the routine can detect that Af is identical to Af by comparing Af with the form stored at location Af.
If each text form is marked when matched with a dictionary form, the text forms not contained in the dictionary can be identified when all dictionary forms have been read.
If cell Af is an information cell, it and any information cells in the Y-region that have been linked to Af each contain an address in the W-region where a potentially matching form is stored.
If cell Af is not an information cell we conclude that the i-th dictionary form is not in the text list.
If a litigant chooses to enforce a Federal right in a State court, he cannot be heard to object if he is treated exactly as are plaintiffs who press like claims arising under State law with regard to the form in which the claim must be stated -- the particularity, for instance, with which a cause of action must be described.
If communication with an entity on the `` other side '' is taking place, this too may assume the form of clairvoyant symbolism.
If the content of faith is to be presented today in a form that can be `` understanded of the people '' -- and this, it must not be forgotten, is one of the goals of the perennial theological task -- there is no other choice but to abandon completely a mythological manner of representation.
If this aspect of death as punishment is not distinguished from the idea of death as natural termination, the conclusion seems inevitable that temporal existence itself is a form of punishment rather than the state into which man is put by the will of the Creator.
If the automorphisms of an object X form a set ( instead of a proper class ), then they form a group under composition of morphisms.
If its molecular form is changed, a tolerogen can become an immunogen.
If an otherwise perfect wavefront is " aberrated " by piston and tilt, it will still form a perfect, aberration-free image, only shifted to a different position.
If nature cannot err, then there are no paradoxes in it ; to Hobbes, the paradox is a form of the absurd, which is inconsistency: " Natural sense and imagination, are not subject to absurdity " and " For error is but a deception ...
" If the remainder of the Conservative Party could muster the electoral support necessary to form a government, then Disraeli was now guaranteed high office.
If the joining of monomers takes place at such a carbon atom, the free hydroxy group of the pyranose or furanose form is exchanged with an OH-side-chain of another sugar, yielding a full acetal.
If BCG is accidentally given subcutaneously, then a local abscess may form ( a BCG-oma ) that can sometimes ulcerate, and may require treatment with antibiotics.
* Indicative conditional, a conditional in the form of " If A then B " in natural languages
If and, then this abbreviated form is written in Leibniz notation as:
If n ≥ 1 and is an integer, the numbers coprime to n, taken modulo n, form a group with multiplication as operation ; it is written as ( Z / nZ )< sup >×</ sup > or Z < sub > n </ sub >< sup >*</ sup >.
If a main-sequence star is not too massive ( less than approximately 8 solar masses ), it will eventually shed enough mass to form a white dwarf having mass below the Chandrasekhar limit, which will consist of the former core of the star.

If and is
If the circumstances are faced frankly it is not reasonable to expect this to be true.
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 they avoid the use of the pungent, outlawed four-letter word it is because it is taboo ; ;
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.
If he is the child of nothingness, if he is the predestined victim of an age of atomic wars, then he will consult only his own organic needs and go beyond good and evil.
If it is an honest feeling, then why should she not yield to it??
If he thus achieves a lyrical, dreamlike, drugged intensity, he pays the price for his indulgence by producing work -- Allen Ginsberg's `` Howl '' is a striking example of this tendency -- that is disoriented, Dionysian but without depth and without Apollonian control.
If love reflects the nature of man, as Ortega Y Gasset believes, if the person in love betrays decisively what he is by his behavior in love, then the writers of the beat generation are creating a new literary genre.
If he is good, he may not be legal ; ;
If the man on the sidewalk is surprised at this question, it has served as an exclamation.
If we remove ourselves for a moment from our time and our infatuation with mental disease, isn't there something absurd about a hero in a novel who is defeated by his infantile neurosis??
If many of the characters in contemporary novels appear to be the bloodless relations of characters in a case history it is because the novelist is often forgetful today that those things that we call character manifest themselves in surface behavior, that the ego is still the executive agency of personality, and that all we know of personality must be discerned through the ego.
If he is a traditionalist, he is an eclectic traditionalist.
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.
If to be innocent is to be helpless, then I had been -- as are we all -- helpless at the start.

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