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This is because for crepuscular rays, seen on the same side of the sky as the sun, the atmospheric light scattering and making them visible is taking place at small angles ( see Mie theory ).
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This is puzzling to an outsider conscious of the classic tradition of liberalism, because it is clear that these Democrats who are left-of-center are at opposite poles from the liberal Jefferson, who held that the best government was the least government.
In fact it has caused us to give serious thought to moving our residence south, because it is not easy for the most objective Southerner to sit calmly by when his host is telling a roomful of people that the only way to deal with Southerners who oppose integration is to send in troops and shoot the bastards down.
Had the situation been reversed, had, for instance, England been the enemy in 1898 because of issues of concern chiefly to New England, there is little doubt that large numbers of Southerners would have happily put on their old Confederate uniforms to fight as allies of Britain.
But it is more than irony: one of the main reasons why nationalism is no longer a tenable concept is because it has spread throughout the planet.
The `` approximate '' is important, because even after the order of the work has been established by the chance method, the result is not inviolable.
Often it is recognized that all the details of the pattern may not be essential to the outcome but, because the pattern was empirically determined and not developed through theoretical understanding, one is never quite certain which behavior elements are effective, and the whole pattern becomes ritualized.
Yet often fear persists because, even with the most rigid ritual, one is never quite free from the uneasy feeling that one might make some mistake or that in every previous execution one had been unaware of the really decisive act.
I knew that a conversation with the author would not settle such questions, because a man is not the same as his writing: in the last analysis, the questions had to be settled by the work itself.
I suggested that one must let it in because it is the truth, but Beckett did not take to the word truth.
That is why the form itself becomes a preoccupation, because it exists as a problem separate from the material it accommodates.
It is worth dwelling in some detail on the crisis of this story, because it brings together a number of characteristic elements and makes of them a curious, riddling compound obscurely but centrally significant for Mann's work.
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It is possible, although highly doubtful, that he killed none at all but merely let his reputation work for him by privately claiming every unsolved murder in the state.
( The best evidence is that he received a monthly wage of about $125, very good money in an era when top hands worked for $30 and found.
this is not so, for education offers all kinds of dividends, including how to pull the wool over a husband's eyes while you are having an affair with his wife.
He speaks your language too, for he is the grandson of a chieftain on Taui who made much magic and was strong and cunning.
`` And if the dive goes OK he has the exclusive import rights to your line for this country, is that right ''??
I want the room in the attic prepared for him He is a most unusual lad, quite precocious in many ways.
-- liberal considers that the need for a national economy with controls that will assure his conception of social justice is so great that individual and local liberties as well as democratic processes may have to yield before it.
but for this discussion the most important division is between those who have been reconstructed and those who haven't.
Of greater importance, however, is the content of those programs, which have had and are having enormous consequences for the American people.
The general acceptance of the idea of governmental ( i.e., societal ) responsibility for the economic well-being of the American people is surely one of the two most significant watersheds in American constitutional history.
Reduced to its simplest terms, it is an assumption of a collective duty to compensate for the inability of individuals to cope with the rigors of the era.
National responsibility for individual welfare is a concept not limited to the United States or even to the Western nations.
For better or for worse, we all now live in welfare states, the organizing principle of which is collective responsibility for individual well-being.
( Since the time-span of the nation-state coincides roughly with the separate existence of the United States as an independent entity, it is perhaps natural for Americans to think of the nation as representative of the highest form of order, something permanent and unchanging.
There is little time for the men in the command centers to reflect about the implications of these clocks.
Only recently new `` holes '' were discovered in our safety measures, and a search is now on for more.
is and crepuscular
Khunen writes, " Hamsters are nocturnal rodents who are active during the night ...", but others have written that because hamsters live underground during most of the day, only leaving their burrows about an hour before sundown and then returning when it gets dark, their behavior is primarily crepuscular.
They are crepuscular, tending to be most active during dawn and dusk, when it is harder for predators to spot them.
A rock shelter ( also known as a rockhouse, crepuscular cave, or abri ) is a shallow cave-like opening at the base of a bluff or cliff.
Their eyes are large, and their night vision is good, reflecting their primarily nocturnal or crepuscular mode of living.
They are gregarious and will feed in large groups, at night and during dawn and dusk as well as during the day ; this crepuscular and nocturnal behaviour is more common during the breeding season.
Like all kangaroos, it is mainly nocturnal and crepuscular, and is mostly seen early in the morning, or as the light starts to fade in the evening.
Tapirs are largely nocturnal and crepuscular, although the smaller mountain tapir of the Andes is generally more active during the day than its congeners.
The roe deer is primarily crepuscular, or primarily active during the twilight, very quick and graceful, lives in woods although it may venture into grasslands and sparse forests.
Although they may hunt during the day when food is scarce, the Eurasian lynx is mainly nocturnal or crepuscular, and spends the day sleeping in dense thickets or other places of concealment.
It is mostly nocturnal and crepuscular and forages between 7: 00 p. m. and 7: 00 a. m. During daytime, a hare will hide in a depression called a " form " where they are partially hidden.
The Common Nighthawk ( Chordeiles minor ) is a medium-sized crepuscular or nocturnal bird, whose presence and identity are best revealed by its vocalization.
The distinction is not absolute however, because crepuscular animals may also be active on a bright moonlit night or on a dull day.
The use of the terms often is vague ; for example, many animals that are casually described as nocturnal are in fact crepuscular.
Thus, the crepuscular habit may both reduce predation pressure, thereby increasing the crepuscular populations, and in consequence offer better foraging opportunities to predators that increasingly focus their attention on crepuscular prey until a new balance is struck.
For example, the subspecies of Short-eared Owl that lives on the Galápagos Islands is normally diurnal, but on islands like Santa Cruz that are home to the Galapagos Hawk, it is crepuscular.