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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 ; ;
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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 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 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 were
If she, Pamela, were being held responsible for his crimes, then hers must be the final act of expiation.
If it were not for an old professor who made me read the classics I would have been stymied on what to do, and now I understand why they are classics ; ;
If it were not that I knew who it was I could have mistaken it for my Aunt so well did her clothes fit him.
If an automobile were approaching him, he would know what was required of him, even though he might not be able to act quickly enough.
If his scholarship and formal musicianship were not all they might have been, Mercer demonstrated at an early age that he was gifted with a remarkable ear for rhythm and dialect.
If the hardships of the winter at Valley Forge were trying for healthy men, they were, of course, much more so for those not in good health.
If his circumspection in regard to Philip's sensibilities went so far that he even refused to grant a dispensation for the marriage of Amadee's daughter, Agnes, to the son of the dauphin of Vienne -- a truly peacemaking move according to thirteenth-century ideas, for Savoy and Dauphine were as usual fighting on opposite sides -- for fear that he might seem to be favoring the anti-French coalition, he would certainly never take the far more drastic step of ordering the return of Gascony to Edward, even though, as he admitted to the English ambassadors, he had been advised that the original cession was invalid.
If there were no West Berlin problem, imperialist quarters would have invented an excuse for stepping up the armaments race to try to solve the internal and external problems besetting the United States and its NATO partners.
If the new Soviet series has followed the general pattern of previous Russian tests, the shots were roughly half fission and half fusion, meaning a fission yield of 30 to 40 megatons thus far.
If the Hessian troops sent here willy-nilly by the Hessian Government to fight for England in the 1770's were mercenaries, what shall we call the UN troops sent to the Congo willy-nilly by their governments to fight for the United Nations??
If he were to go with White, he would be out there two days, not just listening in the dark at some point between here and Papa-san, but moving ever deeper into enemy land -- behind Papa-san -- itself.
If and creating
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, however, the court finds that the current dispute is fundamentally distinct from all previous cases ( called a " matter of first impression "), judges have the authority and duty to make law by creating precedent.
If one item in a package or stack initiates, it will usually propagate to the other items, creating a mass fire.
If water is evaporated too quickly, the membrane dries, resistance across it increases, and eventually it will crack, creating a gas " short circuit " where hydrogen and oxygen combine directly, generating heat that will damage the fuel cell.
If the strip was in the same place each year, the soil built up into a ridge, creating the ridge and furrow topography still seen in some ancient fields.
If the coil is designed to be energized with alternating current ( AC ), a small copper " shading ring " can be crimped to the end of the solenoid, creating a small out-of-phase current which increases the minimum pull on the armature during the AC cycle.
If the diaphragm is placed on the patient, body sounds vibrate the diaphragm, creating acoustic pressure waves which travel up the tubing to the listener's ears.
If they become plugged by debris, water begins flowing over the outside, depositing more calcite and creating the more familiar cone-shaped stalactite.
If some supporters articulate that they agree to the independence of Taiwan, they may either be referring to the notion of formally creating an independent Republic of Taiwan, or to the notion that Taiwan is synonymous with the current Republic of China and already is independent, which is against the People's Republic of China's claim.
If the two loose ends of an overhand knot are joined together ( without creating additional crossings ), this becomes equivalent to the trefoil knot of mathematical knot theory.
If the shaft is too long it will extend farther into the water than necessary creating drag, which will impair performance and fuel economy.
If the broader topic of product development " blends the perspective of marketing, design, and manufacturing into a single approach to product development ," then design is the act of taking the marketing information and creating the design of the product to be manufactured.
If a being is accidentally omnipotent, then it can resolve the paradox by creating a stone which it cannot lift and thereby becoming non-omnipotent.
If the area is too small, efficiency is poor, and if the area is large, the propeller must rotate at a very low speed to avoid going supersonic and creating a lot of noise, and not much thrust.
If the pension benefit fell below a specified level, then such workers were allowed to substitute a wage figure of 75 % of the average wage during this period, thus creating something like a minimum wage benefit.
If the half bet rule were being used, then that raise would count as a genuine raise and the first player would be entitled to re-raise if he chose to ( creating a side pot for the amount of his re-raise and the third player's call, if any ).
If the curved track turns the cars 60 degrees, and three rail lines meet as three equally spaced spokes, 120 degrees apart, then the curved track sitting on a turn table can be rotated to connect any two of the three rail lines at this junction, creating a triangle junction.
If a scribe refers to more than one source when creating his copy, then the new copy will not clearly fall into a single branch of the family tree.
If < tt >/ tmp / a </ tt > exists but < tt >/ tmp / a / b </ tt > does not, < tt > mkdir </ tt > will create < tt >/ tmp / a / b </ tt > before creating < tt >/ tmp / a / b / c </ tt >.
If a family member wishes, the ashes can now be turned into a gem, similar to creating synthetic diamonds.
If its ontology is accused, the pragmatic answer is " read the minutes of the meeting ", both because the strong social constructionism is busy creating programs, and because sharing a reality accurately and completely is futile.
If all dirty pages are flushed while creating the checkpoint ( as in PostgreSQL ), it might contain:
" If we haven ’ t forgiven, we keep creating an identity around our pain, and that is what is reborn.
If the supply of sediment is interrupted the sand at the neck ( landward side ) of the spit may be moved towards the head, eventually creating an island.