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We are forced, in our behavior towards others, to adopt empirically successful patterns in toto because we have such a minimal understanding of their essential elements.
from Brown Corpus
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We and are
As Madison commented to Jefferson in 1789, `` We are in a wilderness without a single footstep to guide us.
We get some clue from a few remembrances of childhood and from the circumstance that we are probably not much more afraid of people now than man ever was.
We are worried about what people may do with them -- that some crazy fool may `` push the button ''.
We have staved off a war and, since our behavior has involved all these elements, we can only keep adding to our ritual without daring to abandon any part of it, since we have not the slightest notion which parts are effective.
We are already committed to establishing man's supremacy over nature and everywhere on earth, not merely in the limited social-political-economical context we are fond of today.
We are tempted to blame others for our problems rather than look them straight in the face and realize they are of our own making and possible of solution only by ourselves with the help of desperately needed, enlightened, competent leaders.
We are reminded, however, that freedom of thought and discussion, the unfettered exchange of ideas, is basic under our form of government.
We are also struck by the fact that this story of a boy's love for his mother does not offend, while the incestuous love of the man, Paul Morel, sometimes repels.
We have so completely entered the child's fantasy that his illness and his death are the plausible and the necessary conclusion.
We feel uncomfortable at being bossed by a corporation or a union or a television set, but until we have some knowledge about these phenomena and what they are doing to us, we can hardly learn to control them.
`` We were requested by the Secretary General, as I understand it, to discuss with you such matters as appear to us to be relevant, and we are not of course either a formal group or a committee in the sense of being guided by any rules or regulations of the Secretariat.
We are learning how to do these things in some of the vast organized structures of modern society ; ;
We are all, though many of us are snobbish enough to wish to deny it, in far closer sympathy with the art of the music-hall and picture-palace than with Chaucer and Cimabue, or even Shakespeare and Titian.
We and forced
`` We must solve the problems which have forced these people to depend upon ADC for subsistence '', Martin said.
The EPR paper says: " We are thus forced to conclude that the quantum-mechanical description of physical reality given by wave functions is not complete.
We are thus forced to conclude that the quantum-mechanical description of physical reality given by wave functions is not complete.
We have not even yet completely escaped the visual imagery that has been so insistently forced upon us.
We were forced to shut down production, bribe our way out of the country, fight to get our costumes back, and start shooting again in California.
In the Meditation each of the heads casts about for the sense of its situation, considers the nature of the light, probes for certainties amid the darkness and then makes an attempt to imagine what has happened to the other two corners of this particular Eternal Triangle … We can now see that the heads are not chained exclusively to their ‘ past ’, their narration ( s ): they are victims of the light, certainly, but not only victims, for they can recognize themselves as such and can speak of the light when forced to speak by the light.
On receiving Perry's hastily written note that " We have met the enemy and they are ours ", Harrison knew that Procter would be forced to retreat, and ordered an advance.
They then perform to a Mexican audience at a nightclub called " Lerma's ", but a riot ensues when they sing " We Belong Together " and the band is forced to flee.
We are only forced to avoid setting it to certain special cardinals with cofinality, meaning there is an unbounded function from to it.
" We are forced to admit that Christian Acts of Pilate is of later origin, and scholars agree in assigning it to the middle of the fourth century.
* " Se aprovechan de mi nobleza " (" They take advantage of my nobility ") — which he would usually say after an insult, like " We should've called Superman or Batman ...", or when he is forced to do something against his will.
In the explosive song “ Go Go ,” Cartel asks its audience to recognize the new generation of Turkish Germans, " We ’ re not Ali of Ahmet / Look at the chess board / Whoever disrespects us now is / forced to make their play / You ’ ve made us sick long enough / with your swindling.
We are all the sons of one father, the rebels ( reshaim ) and criminals, the heretics ( meshumadim ) and forced ones ( anusim ), and the proselytes ( gerim ) who are attached to the house of Jacob.
We demand that all non-Germans, who have immigrated to Germany since 2 August 1914, be forced immediately to leave the Reich.
So you find men passing over everywhere, now to the Goths, now to the Bagaudae, or whatever other barbarians have established their power anywhere ... We call those men rebels and utterly abandoned, whom we ourselves have forced into crime.
We need to watch, for example, as an old woman, alone, is forced to carry her groceries in August heat over a fifty acre parking lot ; then we know, safe from the comforting lies of profiteers, that we must begin again.
With regard to the data-bursts that had aroused the suspicion of Audiotel International, Colloms and Nelson stated: " We are forced to conclude that these data-bursts are not genuine, but were added later to the tape.
We miss Paul, we miss Walter Gay ( shadowy young hero though he be ); Florence is too colourless for deep interest, and the second Mrs. Dombey is rather forced upon us than accepted as a natural figure in the drama.