In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- So I've been going through an existential reckoning lately, in which I'm in the process of critically examining what I'm doing with my life and why I'm doing it.
- Finally, someone had brought up the existential question: for the brief time between Pac-Man disappearing from one side of the screen and appearing on the other, where does he go?
- The problems are not only theoretical; they are existential.
- Every few months it seems like all bloggers are called upon to answer the big existential question, ‘What's A Weblog?’
- Instead, we are concerned with certain existential realities that confront us, and which will continue to confront us.
- Thus, myth is a kind of language made up of symbols whose referent is the sacred, and whose meanings are concerned with ultimate or existential issues of human life and destiny.
- The young Scorsese depicts the sights, sounds and existential desperation of Little Italy's underworld, combining hardcore realism with a sense of subtlety bordering on the sublime.
- Consequently, in his exhibition, the art-work is not a scene of intimate significance, but a testimony of engagement with the crucial existential issues of its epoch and locale.
- Yet, although their tackling of such existential matters displays a maturity that few of their hard-rocking colleagues ever come near, the means of delivery can at times seem adolescent.
- By default, Giacometti's figures are read, even today, as symbols of the existential condition of humanity, a last-ditch stand before the void.
- This statement of existential purpose implies a domestic emphasis - that we must be prepared to fight significantly different kinds of wars from what we think of today.
- We can of course make an explicit existential judgement which affirms the existence of the world, but in so doing we are merely making explicit what was there all along.
- I'm not sure if Kelly is correct to call this the Church's ‘greatest existential crisis since the Reformation.’
- That manifestation of the changed existential condition took us unawares - as the change itself took us unprepared.
- As well as providing succour for those troubled by the existential dilemma, religion, or at least a primitive spirituality, would have played another important role as human societies developed.
- According to Berman, brain images and models may skew and privilege model-friendly properties over existential characteristics of life and thought.
- Rather than decide to actually cover this story of monstrous proportions, they resorted instead to bogus and pathetic bouts of existential soul-searching.
- The existential condition of living in a body mediates our perceptual experience of the world.
- Nashe in The Music of Chance has a compulsion to doubt - the ‘ordinary’ characters are only marginal figures - engaged in a cycle of powerful existential anguish.
- Although the figures are unmistakably American in appearance, their titles suggest general existential conditions.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.