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There was a tendency in late eighteenth century Enlightenment thought to understand human society as natural phenomena that behaved according to certain principles and that could be observed empirically.
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There and was
There was brush, and stands of pine that no grass could grow under, and places so steep that cattle wouldn't stop to graze.
There was an artificial lake just out of sight in the first stand of trees, fed by a half dozen springs that popped out of the ground above the hillside orchard.
There a dozen giant monitors played their seventy-five-foot jets of water against the huge seam of tertiary gravel which was the mountainside.
There was only one place where the mountain might receive her -- that unnamed, unnameable pool harbored in its secret bosom.
There was a peculiar density about it, a thick substance that could be sensed but never identified, never actually perceived.
There was some idle talk, a listless discussion of this or that small happening during the day's drive.
There was a feeling that this mission would be canceled like all the others and that this muddy wet dark world of combat would go on forever.
There had been a good second or two during which my muffler had been blowing out, and now I was certain I'd seen her somewhere before.
There was something about the contour of her face, her smile that was like New Orleans sunshine, the way she held her head, the way she walked -- there was scarcely anything she did which did not fascinate me.
There and tendency
There is a marked tendency for religions, once firmly established, to resist change, not only in their own doctrines and policies and practices, but also in secular affairs having religious relevance.
There has been a tendency on the part of many American linguists to assume that a phonemic transcription will automatically be the best possible orthography and that the only real problem will then be the social one of securing acceptance.
There is an almost instrumental quality to their singing, with a tendency to lift out important lines and make them lead the musical texture.
There is a tendency for males to tolerate the holders of neighbouring territories while vigorously attacking unknown intruders.
The justification for attributing life to objects was stated by David Hume in his Natural History of Religion ( Section III ): " There is a universal tendency among mankind to conceive all beings like themselves, and to transfer to every object those qualities with which they are familiarly acquainted, and of which they are intimately conscious.
There were a few reasons for this, one of which was political, as the kings of England preferred to appoint bishops from the south to the northern bishoprics, hoping to counter the northern tendency towards separatism.
There was also a tendency for the four meetings to be aggregated toward the end of each state month.
There is a tendency to use the term in a less strict way, to mean approximately the same thing as " culture " and therefore, the term can more broadly refer to any important and clearly defined human society.
There is some evidence that ligament laxity may be associated with an increased tendency to cavitate.
There appears to be an innate human tendency to underestimate the capacity of those who do not belong to " our " group.
There is a tendency by commentators across the world to focus on the few negatives which are quite negative, like how are we handling AIDS, like our role vis-à-vis Zimbabwe.
There was also a tendency to rework Irish genealogies to fit into the known schema of Greek or Biblical genealogy.
There has been a tendency to ascribe the body to the Iron Age period rather than Roman due to the interpretation that Lindow Man's death may have been a ritual sacrifice or execution.
There are other statistical measures of central tendency that should not be confused with means-including the ' median ' and ' mode '.
There are two main perspectives on the origins and basis of nationalism, one is the primordialist perspective that describes nationalism as a reflection of the ancient and perceived evolutionary tendency of humans to organize into distinct grouping based on an affinity of birth ; the other is the modernist perspective that describes nationalism as a recent phenomenon that requires the structural conditions of modern society.
There are two major bodies of thought on the causes of nationalism, one is the modernist perspective that describes nationalism as a recent phenomenon that requires the structural conditions of modern society, in order to exist ; the other is the primordialist perspective that describes nationalism as a reflection of the ancient and perceived evolutionary tendency of humans to organize into distinct grouping based on an affinity of birth.
There is a tendency among some players to regard wild cards as " impure " or treat wild card games as silly or amateurish.
There is a growing tendency towards " natural " tobaccos which derive their aromas from artful blending with selected spice tobaccos only and careful, often historically-based, curing processes.
There is a tendency for spatial tasks to recruit more right-hemisphere areas, and for verbal and object working memory to recruit more left-hemisphere areas.
There is also a tendency for metasomatism between the igneous magma and sedimentary country rock, whereby the chemicals in each are exchanged or introduced into the other.
There has also been a tendency to use the World Wide Web as an alternative outlet for artists and there is a strong Art-focused internet community on groups that has found origin in Egypt.
There has been a gradual tendency for " fixed " ( and exorbitant ) fees being reduced for all investors, partly from falling administration costs but also assisted by large institutions challenging brokers ' oligopolistic approach to setting standardised fees.