In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Each year the monastery's monks perform sacred chham dances that enact the illusory nature of life.
- By humiliating others, a person gains an illusory sense of worth and importance.
- Secularism does not end up healing wounds; it only applies an illusory balm.
- The abolition of religion as people's illusory happiness is the demand for their real happiness.
- Our ability to think in abstractions without using the physical world as a base tends to be illusory.
- Instead, he is a man with a nonexistent economic policy and an illusory budget plan.
- While the data supporting mobile phone risk is illusory, our commitment to risk is quite real.
- But it's an illusory prize and not worth the sacrifice of lives and principles.
- The prospect of getting their motion through was illusory rather than real.
- The purpose of the Vedas is to cut down the illusory tree of the material world and attain the real tree of the spiritual world.
- Progress towards equity is both real and illusory, things both have and have not progressed.
- They don't want to deceive each other with illusory promises of undying love.
- On the negative side, it gives a false or illusory idea of oneself as indispensable in the eyes of other people.
- But it's an illusory solution because it has little to do with wealth creation.
- The arbitrariness of these figures is itself an indication of the illusory nature of the benefits.
- The illusory nature of what we experience can be seen most clearly by examining the dream state.
- One of the leading themes of current philosophy is that the notion of objectivity is utterly illusory.
- Still less do we need to try and settle that rivalry by calling one of them real and the others more or less illusory.
- Turn to the window at the other end of the upper floor and the view of real Oxford is again illusory.
- It would be absurd to say that holes in socks are unreal and illusory just because the hole isn't made of anything and is purely an absence.
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