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is and deny
There is much truth in both these charges, and not many Bourbons deny them.
The smell is sexual, but so powerfully so that a civilized nose must deny it.
but they can hardly deny that, exaggerated or not, the old panorama is dead.
Most of these, with horrible exceptions, were conceived as is a ship, not as an attempt to quell the ocean of mankind, nor to deny its force, but as a means to survive and enjoy it.
Who will deny that in a vast portion of the South the Federal action is incompatible with the Jeffersonian concept of `` the consent of the governed ''??
Important as was Mr. O'Donnell's essay, his thesis is so restricting as to deny Faulkner the stature which he obviously has.
That is not to deny that he has been aware of traditions, of course, that he is steeped in them, in fact, or that he has dealt with them, in his books.
( Norman Mailer ), but no one can deny that the screen crackles with electricity whenever he is on it.
That such a tradition lies behind The Iliad and The Odyssey, at least, is hard to deny.
Skeptics may deny the more startling phenomena of dreams as things they have never personally observed, but failure to wonder at their basic mystery is outright avoidance of routine evidence.
No one should wish to deny these purists the obvious pleasure they derive from all this, and to give fair warning where warning is due, no one who becomes fond of wines ever avoids acquiring some degree of purism!!
It is a terrible, an inexorable, law that one cannot deny the humanity of another without diminishing one's own: in the face of one's victim, one sees oneself.
In that event, they note, the Revenue Service might declare the pension plan is discriminatory and deny it tax privileges under the law.
The tortured reasoning that unions use to deny their ambition to exercise monopoly power over the supply and price of labor is one of the things that create a legal profession.
`` Spencer, if there is guilt, if you do not deny your own, how is it possible for Cromwell to be innocent??
Korzybski's remedy was to deny identity ; in this example, to be aware continually that " Elizabeth " is not what we call her.
He addresses the problem of an innocent child's suffering and says it is a test of a Christian's faith, since it requires him either to deny everything or believe everything.
He argues that because a child's suffering is so horrible and cannot easily be ex-plained, it forces people into a crucial test of faith: either we must believe everything or we must deny everything, and who, Paneloux asks, could bear to do the latter?
Most Christians deny that entry into Heaven can be properly earned, rather it is a gift that is solely God's to give through his unmerited grace.
A more radical defense is to deny the separation of physical world and the platonic world, i. e. the mathematical universe hypothesis.

is and existence
The content is not the same, however: rather than individual security, it is the security and continuing existence of an `` ideological group '' -- those in the `` free world '' -- that is basic.
( 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.
This bold self-assertion, after decades of humble subservience, is indeed a twentieth-century phenomenon, an abrupt change in the Southern way of existence.
When Heidegger and Sartre speak of a contrast between being and existence, they may be right, I don't know, but their language is too philosophical for me.
This is the rhetoric of righteousness the beatniks use in defending their way of life, their search for wholeness, though their actual existence fails to reach these `` religious '' heights.
But the highroad, according to the description of its traffic, belongs to life as it is lived in unawareness of death, while the way to the churchyard belongs to some other sort of life: a suffering form, an existence wholly comprised in the awareness of death.
As long as perception is seen as composed only of isolated sense data, most of the quality and interconnectedness of existence loses its objectivity, becomes an invention of consciousness, and the result is a philosophical scepticism.
Whitehead contends that the human way of understanding existence as a unity of interlocking and interdependent processes which constitute each other and which cause each other to be and not to be is possible only because the basic form of such an understanding, for all its vagueness and tendency to mistake the detail, is initially given in the way man feels the world.
As he informs Watson, `` My life is spent in one long effort to escape from the commonplaces of existence.
The monitoring is the highest and most restrictive of any organization in existence.
Thus, it is no mystical intuition, but an analyzable conception to say that man and his tradition can `` fall out of existence ''.
An existentialist is a man who perceives himself only as `` esse '', as existence without substance.
Such a response, of course, misses the point that in crisis order is going out of existence.
But this truth is distorted by its extreme application: the assumption of the separate existence of tradition.
Thus, circular motion is itself one of the essential characteristics of completely perfect celestial existence.
Men seem almost universally to want a sense of function, that is, a feeling that their existence makes a difference to someone, living or unborn, close and immediate or generalized.
My argument is that there was no Saxon Shore prior to that time even though the forts had been in existence since the time of Carausius.
The existence of a community is a state of mind -- a conviction that goals and values are widely shared, that effective communication is possible, that mutual trust is reasonably assured.

is and pogroms
The assimilation policies are usually enforced by the state, but violence against minorities is not always state initiated: it can occur in the form of mob violence such as lynching or pogroms.
The Dromman character in the story — who is clearly the villain but is nevertheless depicted with considerable empathy — thinks of his people's history of having been the target of " whipped up xenophobia, pogroms and concentration camps ", in one of which his own grandfather died.
Firstly, it is the extent of self-determination a people are given to protect themselves and determine how they wish to be ruled and what role is played by human rights violations, cultural eradication and pogroms by the Azerbaijani majority against the Armenian communities of Azerbaijan in a decision.
According to Encyclopædia Britannica, " the term is usually applied to attacks on Jews in the Russian Empire in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the first extensive pogroms followed the assassination of Tsar Alexander II in 1881 ," and the Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 states that pogroms " were antisemitic disturbances that periodically occurred within the tsarist empire.
" However, the term is widely used to refer to many events which occurred prior to the Anti-Jewish pogroms in the Russian Empire.
There is no universally accepted set of characteristics which define the term pogrom, and characterizations of a number of events as pogroms have been disputed by historians.
A further 8. 5 % of Gergel's total figure is attributed to pogroms carried out by men of the Red Army-although these pogroms were not sanctioned by the Red Army leadership, and where Red Army troops had perpetrated pogroms, the Bolshevik high command subsequently disarmed entire regiments and executed individual pogromists to deter further outbreaks.
Of particular note is the line of Rationalists who migrate out of Germany, and present-day Italy into Crete, and other areas of the Ottoman Empire seeking safety and protection from the endless pogroms fomented by the House of Habsburg and the Roman Catholic Church against Jews.
Following the November 1938 pogroms against Jews in Germany called Kristallnacht in which at least 91 Jews were killed and many synagogues and Jewish shops destroyed, the WJC issued a statement: " Though the Congress deplores the fatal shooting of an official of the German Embassy in Paris by a young Polish Jew of seventeen, it is obliged to protest energetically against the violent attacks in the German press against the whole of Judaism because of this act and, especially, to protest against the reprisals taken against the German Jews after the crime.
It is the story of a maskil — that is, a supporter of the Haskalah, like Mendele himself — who escapes a poor town, survives misery to obtain a secular education much like Mendele's own, but is driven by the pogroms of the 1880s from his dreams of universal brotherhood to one of Jewish nationalism.
It is estimated that between 200, 000 and 500, 000 Jews were murdered in Podolia and adjacent regions, between 1918 and 1920, in pogroms that occurred during the Ukrainian / Russian Civil War that followed the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution.
During Petliura's term as Head of State ( 1919 – 20 ), pogroms continued to be perpetrated on Ukrainian ethnic territory, and the number of Jews killed during the period is estimated to be from 35, 000 to 50, 000.
Petliura is said to have once said, " it is a pity that pogroms take place, but they uphold the discipline of the army.
In Israel and the Jewish world Petliura is mostly remembered by some as the leader in charge of Ukraine when pogroms took place Yad Vashem and the writing on the street sign honoring Schwartzbard in Beersheba ).
After an eight-day trial, he is acquitted by the jury, who has been convinced of Schwartzbard's just cause: the core of his defence was that he was avenging the deaths of victims of pogroms organized by Symon Petlura.

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