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|807 808. THEORY THIN AND FAT THEORY Some theories are good for nothing |
except to be argued about. ... -Thomas H. Huxley A theory is no more like a fact
than a photograph is like a person. ... young man is a theory, an old man is a fact.
|He details the young man's worthlessness and ingratitude – talking not only of |
the offence at hand but the whole life of the young man. The old man ... The
young man dodges – which is not hard to do because the old man is old and he
is throwing from 40 to 50 feet away. But if the ... It doesn't matter whether in fact
the young man is guilty of adultery, or if there are extenuating circumstances. The
trial is a ...
|Add to this that leading cult officials are usually old men, and you have one half of |
the explanation of the image of the old man as a sorcerer. The other half lies in
the ... They are polygynists, while, correspondingly, the younger men have a long
period of bachelorhood. ... the theory of old men as sorcerers reflects their real
weaknesses in the authority structure, weaknesses which result in
disappointment for many. ... men. The fact that it is their own clansmen that
sorcerers are thought to ...
|society in many parts of the New Hebrides, where all young women capable of |
work are bought up by the old men, and a ... one of his own numerous wives to
the young man ; in fact, he might exchange one of his wives for the young man's
sister. ... namely, the marriage of a man with the wife of his mother's brother.2 It
will be noticed that according to this theory, while the • W. H. R, Rivers, "
|importance lies in the fact that, as several members of the audience commented, '|
The younger men were on the side of Darwin, the older men against him'. Darwin
also observed that the success of his theory would depend on 'young men ...
|A young man once saw an old man planting a carob tree by the side of the road. |
... These two theories in fact represent two types of general contractarian theory (
Barry 1989).1 Broadly speaking, one tradition is related to Glaucon, Hobbes, ...
Jeremy Wisnewski - 2008 - 147 pages
|He offers us a theory of agency which makes sense of the actions of particular |
persons in light of a view concerning the ... This certainly seems to be the case in
the old man's thesis that the human mind is incapable of originating anything: ...
But it would be too quick to simply dismiss Twain's view as 'unscientific' in virtue
of the fact that it admits of no counter-examples. ... In Twain's case, to take
another instance, the old man yearns for the younger to see the Master behind
the action as ...
|information given by an older Bella Coola or by a white teacher, official or other |
prominent person is accepted without question, particularly if it ... Although the
Bella Coola accept orally transmitted statements as facts, it does not follow that
every statement is believed. ... Comparably, I have watched young men when
poling a canoe look for guidance from the captain in the stern, a veteran of many
years of ...
|The theory that office-work, in old times, kept him awake, would hardly hold water|
. ... his score than previously, as I associate with this evening a consciousness
that this fact was borne in upon me, then and there. ... You 452 OLD MAN'S
|Chapter. 10. Other. Signatures. of. Being. Young. A young boy is a theory; an old |
man is a fact. —Elizabeth Barrett Browning ... My younger brother was born when
we lived in Halifax. We asked Mom where he came from, and she had us ...