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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??
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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 we cannot stop warfare in our own economic system, how can we expect to abolish it internationally??
If we examine the three types of change from the point of view of their internal structure we find an additional profound difference between the third and the first two, one that accounts for the notable difference between the responses they evoke.
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 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 we grasp this opportunity to build an age of productive partnership between the less fortunate nations and those that have already achieved a high state of economic advancement, we will make brighter the outlook for a world order based upon security and freedom.
If art is to release us from these postulated things ( things we must think symbolically about ) and bring us back to the ineffable beauty and richness of the aesthetic component of reality in its immediacy, it must sever its connection with these common sense entities ''.
If we are to believe the list of titles printed in Malraux's latest book, La Metamorphose Des Dieux, Vol. 1 ( ( 1957 ), he is still engaged in writing a large novel under his original title.
If and remove
If the force required to remove the coatings is plotted against film thickness, a graph as illustrated schematically in Fig. 5 may characteristically result.
If mistakes have been made, it may also be necessary to remove the whole intonaco for that area — or to change them later à secco.
If the physical material that will be used in production is derived from bones, dilute acid solutions are used to remove calcium and similar salts.
If the myasthenia is serious ( myasthenic crisis ), plasmapheresis can be used to remove the putative antibodies from the circulation.
If no signs of pain can be elicited, surgery should be performed within 24 hours of the incident, to remove the disc material and relieve pressure on the spinal cord.
Many authors have cited proverbs as epigrams at the beginning of their articles, e. g. "' If you want to dismantle a hedge, remove one thorn at a time ' Somali proverb " in an article on peacemaking in Somalia.
If the administrators decide to no longer distribute a file, they simply have to remove it from their servers, and it will no longer be available to users.
* If leather on the side of a shoe is scored by several parallel cuts, it was caused by someone who scraped around the edges of the sole in order to remove crusted mud.
* If a London doctor's shoes are scraped to remove crusted mud, the person who so scraped them is the doctor's servant girl.
* If someone cuts a shoe while scraping it to remove encrusted mud, that person is clumsy and careless.
# If the damage cannot be repaired, the cell should initiate apoptosis ( programmed cell death ) to remove the threat it poses for the greater good of the organism.
If the parent process still refuses to reap the zombie, the next step would be to remove the parent process.
If a player is able to form a straight row of three pieces along one of the board's lines ( i. e. not diagonally ), he has a " mill " and may remove one of his opponent's pieces from the board ; removed pieces may not be placed again.
He visited the tomb of Frederick the Great and instructed his marshals to remove their hats there, saying, " If he were alive we wouldn't be here today ".
If God can remove His own omnipotence, then God can create an enormous stone, remove His own omnipotence, then not be able to lift the stone.
If a meadow be well manured, we remove, with the increased crop of grass, a greater quantity of potash than can, by a repetition of the same manure, be restored to it.
If a player's king is threatened with capture, it is said to be in check, and the player must remove the threat of capture on the next move.
If either power would remove her restrictions on American commerce, the United States would reapply non-intercourse against the power that had not so acted.
If removal is desired or warranted, a dermatologist or similarly trained professional may use cauterization, cryosurgery, excision, or surgical ligation to remove the acrochorda.
If a plaintiff files suit in state court in such a case, the defendant can remove the case to federal court if a timely request is made to do so.
If and ourselves
If we have not thought and made a decision entirely in these terms, then we need to submit ourselves to the following `` simple test '': `` Have we decided how we are to kill the other members of our household in the event of our being less injured than they are ''??
In response to a neighbor's complaint that his target shooting endangered her children, he replied, " If that should ever happen, ma-da-me, we should ourselves be happy to get new ones with you " ( though he was not at all inclined to engage with females in the manner implied ).
On October 7, Cuban President Osvaldo Dorticós spoke at the UN General Assembly: " If ... we are attacked, we will defend ourselves.
If we restrict ourselves to what is ' given ', appealing to the poem as a ' whole ', we shall fail probably to resolves its various cruxes.
In a June 1918 leaflet entitled " Appeal for Enlistment ", Gandhi wrote " To bring about such a state of things we should have the ability to defend ourselves, that is, the ability to bear arms and to use them ... If we want to learn the use of arms with the greatest possible despatch, it is our duty to enlist ourselves in the army.
The evil demon problem originally motivated skepticism, but can be resuited to object to reliabilist accounts as follows: If our experiences are controlled by an evil demon, it may be the case that we believe ourselves to be doing things that we are not doing.
If we now restrict our attention to that portion of the cos ( ωt ) coefficient which varies linearly with V, and then ask ourselves, at what input voltage level, V, will the coefficients of the first and third order terms have equal magnitudes ( i. e., where the magnitudes intersect ), we find that this happens when
If nations more powerful than ourselves accept the absence of principle, the anarchistic attitude of Eden and launch bombs on London, what answer have we got, what complaint have we got?
If this approach is unsuccessful, we have the power to carry out the work needed ourselves and recover our costs.
If in the interests of making sure we don't blow ourselves off the map once and for all, we end up relinquishing a measure of national sovereignty to some international body, so much the worse for national sovereignty.
If particular care and attention is not paid to the Ladies we are determined to foment a Rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any Laws in which we have no voice, or Representation.
If the men of property will not support us, they must fall ; we can support ourselves by the aid of that numerous and respectable class of the community, the men of no property.
If one assumes that humans will not be destroyed or destroy themselves before developing such a technology ; and if one assumes that human descendants will have no overriding legal restrictions or moral compunctions against simulating their ancestors ; it would be unreasonable to count ourselves among the small minority of genuine ancestors who, sooner or later, will be vastly outnumbered by artificial simulations.
If this be the good of the individual, it is likewise that of mankind ; and virtue no longer imposes a task by which we are obliged to bestow upon others that good from which we ourselves refrain ; but supposes, in the highest degree, as possessed by ourselves, that state of felicity which we are required to promote in the world ( Ferguson, Civil Society, 99-100 ).
He writes " If we start to believe that the Internet itself is an entity that has something to say, we're devaluing those people the content and making ourselves into idiots.
In Thucydides ' account, the Melians express this view as follows, " If such hazards are taken by you to keep your empire and by your subjects to escape it, we who are still free would show ourselves great cowards and weaklings if we failed to face everything that comes rather than submit to slavery.