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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.
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is and puzzling
It is puzzling to the occidental mind ( to mine at least ) to assign `` sacredness '' to animal, insect, and plant life.
The puzzling phenomenon of two individuals being exposed to the same evidence and being able to reach different conclusions, has been frequently explained ( particularly by Daniel Kahneman ) by reference to a ' bounded rationality ' - that is most judgments are made by fast acting heuristics ( system 1 ) that work well in every day situations, but are not amenable to decision making about complex subjects such as climate change.
Glenn A. Baker, author of Monkeemania: The True Story of the Monkees, commented in 1986 that " for an artist as versatile and confident as Jones, the relative failure of his post-Monkees activities is puzzling.
Black hole entropy is deeply puzzling — it says that the logarithm of the number of states of a black hole is proportional to the area of the horizon, not the volume in the interior.
This may be puzzling, because quantum mechanics is generally thought of as more complicated than classical mechanics.
Such a correction concerns the temples dedicated on the Capitol ; it does not address the question of the dedication of the temple on the Island, which is puzzling, since the place is attested epigraphically as dedicated to the cult of Iuppiter Iurarius and Vediove in the Fasti Praenestini and to Jupiter according to Ovid's.
Understanding Fort's books takes time and effort: his style is complex, violent and poetic, profound and occasionally puzzling.
This rule by itself is very puzzling since it looks like it could be used without bothering with fuzzy logic, but remember that the decision is based on a set of rules:
Astronomers think that the sun had about 70 – 75 % of the present luminosity, yet temperatures appear to have been near modern levels even within 500 Ma of Earth's formation, which is puzzling ( the faint young sun paradox ).
As a copy command, this is puzzling: " Go back four characters and copy ten characters from that position into the current position ".
The first dance part is known as a hash call, which is characterized by its unstructured and often puzzling dance choreography.
An elaborate and not very amusing joke, this " puzzling " poem has been considered historically significant by some scholars as a signal from Ibycus that he is now turning his back on epic themes to concentrate on love poetry instead: a new vision or recusatio.
Many modern readers will find it puzzling that one and the same thing is called the Good, the source of being ( the being of the forms, at least ), something that ( somehow ) sheds light on all other forms, and a universal.
What many consider to be the most puzzling teosinte is Z. m. huehuetenangensis which combines a morphology rather like Z. m. parviglumis with many terminal chromosome knobs and an isozyme position between the two sections.
In Sanchuniathon's account Hadad is once called Adodos but mostly named Demarûs, a puzzling form, possibly a Greek corruption of Hadad Ramān.
is and outsider
Today however, the `` outsider '' is likely to have professional qualifications of the highest order ( otherwise the college would not be interested in hiring him ) and to be acclimatized to the democratic processes of the secular or state university.
He feels he can't tell anyone about his experiences, and feels like an outsider where his family is concerned.
There is suspicion that Emperor Keitai ( c. 500 AD ) may have been an unrelated outsider, though the sources state that he was a male-line descendant of Emperor Ōjin.
The monster — the outsider — is driven from his scene of domestic pleasure by two gun-toting rubes who happen upon this startling alliance and quickly, instinctively, proceed to destroy it.
Alternative rock grew out of the grunge scene of the late 1980s and early 1990s and is particularly favored by college radio and adult album alternative stations ; there is a strong focus on songwriters and bands with an outsider sound or a more sophisticated sound than the " three chord wonder " cliché.
Contrary to outsider expectations, the Turkish populace is not uniformly averse to coups ; many welcome the ejection of governments they perceive as unconstitutional .< ref >
The campus is home to " Old Trapper's Lodge ," California Historical Landmark No. 939, an outsider art environment that pays homage to the pioneer upbringing of its creator, John Ehn.
He is often an outsider who can maintain his claims only by benefit of the fact that none of the locals know him.
A Lazarillo or picaro character is an alienated outsider, whose ability to expose and ridicule individuals compromised with society gives him a revolutionary stance.
A notable pioneer of cassette culture and ' outsider ' music in the United States is R. Stevie Moore, who, through the ' R.
Cole is partnered with Jim Campbell ( Keenen Ivory Wayans ), a tough, no-nonsense cop who has little patience for Cole's New Age philosophies and outsider attitude.
What is important in this incident is that instead of seizing the opportunity to establish himself as supreme ruler and reformer of the state, Marius showed the senate, who had always been suspicious of his motives, that he was one of them instead of the outsider that Quintus Metellus said he was in 108 BC.
This is the story of the proverbial outsider who blows into town and subsequently manages to upturn complacency, shake convention, disrupt, rearrange lives and — reset the fates of all those with whom he comes into contact.
One given by Kyriakidis ( 2007 ) is that Ritual is an outsider's or " etic " category for a set activity ( or set of actions ) which to the outsider seems irrational, non-contiguous, or illogical.
File: Pasaquan ( NRHP ) Buena Vista, GA. JPG |" Pasaquan " is a seven acre compound near Buena Vista created by outsider artist, Eddie Owens Martin ( 1908-1986 ) who is otherwise known as " St. EOM ".
" However, despite the conventional translation of such terms ( especially 夷 ) as " barbarian ", in fact it is more accurate to translate them simply as ' outsider ' or ' stranger ', with far less offensive cultural connotations.
Pronouncing the first word with one syllable ( forkt, which is the standard American pronunciation ) is a sign of a new resident or outsider.
is and conscious
The young William Faulkner in New Orleans in the 1920's impressed the novelist Hamilton Basso as obviously conscious of being a Southerner, and there is no evidence that since then he has ever considered himself any less so.
that their remote past is as discontinuous with their present selves, as lacking in any conscious likeness to their mature personality, as the self of a butterfly may be imagined discontinuous with that of the caterpillar it once was.
For here if anywhere in contemporary literature is a major effort to counterbalance Existentialism and restore some of its former lustre to the tarnished image of the species Man, or, as Malraux himself puts it, `` to make men conscious of the grandeur they ignore in themselves ''.
The trouble with this machinery is that it is not used and the reason that it is not used is the absence of a conscious sense of community among the free nations.
And a minister of all men is most conscious that he is mere man -- prone to the stresses that earthly humanity is heir to.
But there is very little frank and conscious espousal of the interests of any one social class by the people who have the power to make decisions in education.
While man shares this procreative function with all his predecessors in the evolutionary process, he is the only animal with a true non-instinctive and conscious creative ability.
It is apparently by symbols that the unconscious speaks to the conscious, and the medium has to translate these into meaning.
That much of what he calls folklore is the result of beliefs carefully sown among the people with the conscious aim of producing a desired mass emotional reaction to a particular situation or set of situations is irrelevant.
Sponsor quotes John McLendon of the McLendon-Ebony station group as saying that the Southern Negro is becoming conscious of quality and `` does not wish to be associated with radio which is any way degrading to his race ; ;
Where the animal is a slave to its instincts but always conscious in its own actions, Kierkegaard believed that the freedom given to people leaves the human in a constant fear of failing his / her responsibilities to God.
There is still the position, based on the philosophical question of personal identity, termed open individualism, and in some ways similar to the old belief of monopsychism, that concludes that individual existence is illusory, and our consciousness continues existing after death in other conscious beings.
Science fiction set in what was the future but is now the past, like Arthur C. Clarke's 2001: A Space Odyssey or Nineteen Eighty-Four, are not alternate history because the author has not made the conscious choice to change the past.
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.