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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 ... They
control wealth, and the young men come to them asking for help in paying cult
dues and payments. Yet the ... 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 ...
|10. Other. Signatures. of. Being. Young. A young boy is a theory; an old man is a |
fact. —Elizabeth Barrett Browning. WHEN. I WAS just a little boy living in Halifax,
we lived on the “other” sideof the tracks. Mom had two housekeepers to help her
|Now one of the greatest tragedies in the world today is the way in which theories |
are being equated with facts, and mere ... Furthermore, as the young man reads
the old literature, he will find many fruitful items of information for his own ...
|“You've merely got a cock-sure theory,” said Dermot, “and you twist what you call |
your facts to suit it. ... The further concept of the old father as the old man of the
tribe, full of that overlording power of which the young men, growing up, are ...
|By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores ...|
|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 ...
|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, "
|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, ...