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Unconcerned, indifferent, unmotivated, the forest was simply there -- fighting man's depredations with more abundant growth and man's follies with its own musical evening laughter.
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Unconcerned with the practical function of his actions, the dancer is engrossed exclusively in their `` motional content ''.
Unconcerned with canonical boundaries, they asserted that the Gospel of Thomas may have more authentic material than the Gospel of John.
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indifferent and was
He was only an indifferent Moslem, worshipping unknown entities whom he called Yog-Sothoth and Cthulhu.
" The secret of how to live without resentment or embarrassment in a world in which I was different from everyone else ," Capp philosophically wrote ( in Life magazine on May 23, 1960 ), " was to be indifferent to that difference.
Biological sabotage – in the form of anthrax and glanders — was undertaken on behalf of the Imperial German government during World War I ( 1914 – 1918 ), with indifferent results.
This indifferent attitude of Amsterdam was the main cause of the slow, half-hearted policy, which would eventually lead to losing the colony.
In the December 1994 Wild Forest Review, Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair wrote " The mainstream environmental movement was elitist, highly paid, detached from the people, indifferent to the working class, and a firm ally of big government .… The environmental movement is now accurately perceived as just another well-financed and cynical special interest group, its rancid infrastructure supported by Democratic Party operatives and millions in grants from corporate foundations .”
Meanwhile, the royal court at Versailles was seen as being isolated from, and indifferent to, the hardships of the lower classes.
Francis, on the whole, was indifferent to her fate ( she was not close to his father Leopold, and Francis had met her, but when he was of an age that was too young for him to remember ).
Several years of bad harvests and an inadequate transportation system had caused rising food prices, hunger, and malnutrition ; the country was further destabilized by the lower classes ' increased feeling that the royal court was isolated from, and indifferent to, their hardships.
At a time in which football was played seriously only in the larger cities of the Northwest of Italy, most of Verona was indifferent to the growing sport.
In the editorial notes of his compendium Portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds, Hilles theorizes that " as a corollary one might say that he was somewhat lacking in a capacity for love ", and cites Boswell's notary papers: " He said the reason he would never marry was that every woman whom he liked had grown indifferent to him, and he had been < u > glad </ u > he did not marry her.
Stuart gave his friend Jackson a fine, new officer's tunic, trimmed with gold lace, commissioned from a Richmond tailor, which he thought would give Jackson more of the appearance of a proper general ( something to which Jackson was notoriously indifferent ).
" Condivi said he was indifferent to food and drink, eating " more out of necessity than of pleasure " and that he " often slept in his clothes and ...
Whereas the " higher " law Aristotle suggested one could appeal to was emphatically natural, in contradistinction to being the result of divine positive legislation, the Stoic natural law was indifferent to the divine or natural source of the law: the Stoics asserted the existence of a rational and purposeful order to the universe ( a divine or eternal law ), and the means by which a rational being lived in accordance with this order was the natural law, which spelled out action that accorded with virtue.
indifferent and simply
The market maker is indifferent as to whether the stock goes up or down, it simply tries to constantly buy for less than it sells.
The Polish school, traditionally indifferent to strictly defining the ethnicity of each individual within the realm of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, most often describes his identity simply as member of the szlachta ( i. e. the nobility within the Commonwealth ) from Grand Duchy.
Yet the object depicted quite simply is the picture surface under one reading, the surface indifferent to picture, another.
Deleuze is careful to point out that there is no reason for Thanatos to produce a specifically destructive impulse or ' death instinct ' in the subject ; he conceives of Thanatos as simply indifferent.
indifferent and there
However in 1946, when Sir Miles Clifford arrived as governor, there were no air services, no roads outside Stanley and an indifferent sea service.
# The hypothesis of indifference, i. e., that if there are supernatural beings they are indifferent to gratuitous evils, is a better explanation for ( 1 ) than theism.
Thus, as per Draper's argument above, the theory that there is an omniscient and omnipotent being who is indifferent requires no hidden reasons in order to explain evil.
The fundamental assertion is that there is a maximum amount that " a consumer will give up, of one commodity, to get one unit of another good, in that amount which will leave the consumer indifferent between the new and old situations " The negative slope of the indifference curves represents the willingness of the consumer to make a trade off.
They show that there are other reasons one might get different rankings in the second survey — perhaps the subjects were largely indifferent between choices.
# not considering that, under his hypothesis, there should be roughly indifferent public reactions to a fully funded and to an unfunded pension system ;
Equally, there tends to be in naturalist novels and stories a strong sense that nature is indifferent to human struggle.
Integralism being a mass movement, there were marked differences in ideology among its leaders under the influence of various international fascist and quasi-fascist contemporary movements, as in the issue of anti-Semitism: Salgado was more or less indifferent to it, while Gustavo Barroso, the party's chief doctrinnaire after Salgado, was known for his militant antisemitic views, being the translator into Portuguese of the Protocols of the Elders of Zion, as well as the author of various antisemitic works of his own ( Judaism, Freemasonry and Communism ; Sinagogues in São Paulo ).
Profitable concerts did not arise ; the critics were indifferent or scornful ; patronage from the Belgian court was not forthcoming ( although the King later sent César-Auguste a gold medal ) and there was no money to be made.
Despite the grand title, there was little for Emin to do ; his military force consisted of a few thousand soldiers who controlled no more than a mile's radius around each of their outposts, and the government in Khartoum was indifferent to his proposals for development.
# It is often observed that candidates who are placed in a high position on the ballot-paper will receive extra votes as a result, from voters who are apathetic ( especially in elections with compulsory voting ) or who have a strong preference for a party but are indifferent among individual candidates representing that party ( when there are two or more ).
* Multiple, where there are several options but only one is chosen, ABCDE, 12345, completely disagree, disagree, indifferent, agree, completely agree, etc.
The only answer possibly is that we somehow here find a way, a means, an organization, a plan which should really contribute to the theatre, so that there should not only be the constant stimulus to your individual development, which I think we have provided, but also that once your individual development is established, it should then actually contribute to the theatre, rather than to an accidental succession of good, bad, or indifferent things.
" Some of Smith's colleagues were indifferent to both considerations, there being frequent absenteeism by the junior clergy, neglecting their duties and failing to conduct services.
Extraordinary for so well known an artist, there have been no critical or biographical monographs ( good, bad or indifferent ) written on Hobbema since 1938, with the single exception of " Hobbema and Heidegger ; on Truth and Beauty " by Rivca Gordon and Haim Gordon, published in 2008.
Speaking with theological rigor ... one cannot say that there are things — good, noble or even indifferent — which are exclusively profane ; for the Word of God has made his dwelling the sons of men, he was hungry and thirsty, worked with his hands, knew friendship and obedience, experience sorrow and death.
By modifiying the values of and in, eventually there will be some appropriate values () for which she is found to be indifferent between it and.
For if we maintained that all things were absolutely indifferent, the whole of life would be thrown in confusion, as it is by Aristo, and no function or task could be found for wisdom, since there would be absolutely no distinction between the things that pertain to the conduct of life, and no choice need be exercised among them.
His action in this case, viewed by itself, will be perfectly indifferent ; for what moral evil is there in one stepping into a field, taking a stroll in expectation of meeting a person, and defending one ’ s self in the event of being attacked?
Perhaps owing to the persecutions under Caracalla, Bardaisan for a time retreated into Armenia, and is said to have there preached Christianity with indifferent success, and also to have composed a history of the Armenian kings.
Although there were protestations about a suicide using a gas fire, and scenes of children smoking drugs, both critics and the public remained indifferent to the show, and the BBC, never comfortable with the concept of soap opera ( at the time they considered it to be the realm of independent television ), quietly dropped the series.