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|Natalie Clifford Barney the 19th century American writer once observed that |
fatalism is the lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable. When we fail to plan
and end up with the result of our lack of planning we call it God's will, or we find ...
|The Serenity Prayer says, "GOD, GRANT ME THE SERENITY TO ACCEPT THE |
THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE, THE COURAGE TO CHANGE ... "Fatalism is the
lazy man's way of accepting the inevitable," novelist Natalie Clifford Barney said.
|First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know “the difference between being a realistic radical and being a rhetorical one.” ...|
|g March was full of “mixAt this writing fertilizer manufacturers are very much |
interested in watching “which way the cat is going to jump. ... did seem dead
against the fertilizer industry and what seemed to be the inevitable was accepted
by the trade with the best grace possible. ... The sails were trimmed to the yards
and progress was but a lazy drifting with the current. ... “guano man” feel like a
condemned prisoner the date of whose execution had been extended by
|... on the left typifying Nature, those on the right Man, and those in the center the |
Genius of Man and his contributions to art, science, and industry. ... 'Fatalism and
buoyancy ... Henry Lewes, speaking of the frivolous character of our plays, said: "
' Unless a frank recognition of this inevitable tendency cause a ... It may give too
much license in choice of studies; it may afford the lazy an opportunity to shirk. '
But with all its faults,' concluded Professor Goodwin, 'I see no way but to accept it.
Edward Jewitt Wheeler, Isaac Kaufman Funk, William Seaver Woods - 1901
|... Nature, those on the right Man, and those in the center the Genius of Man and |
his contributions to art, science, and industry. ... 'Fatalism and buoyancy ...
speaking of the frivolous character of our plays, said: " ' Unless a frank
recognition of this inevitable tendency cause a ... It may give too much license in
choice of stud~ ies; it may afford the lazy an opportunity to shirk. ... 'I see no way
but to accept it.
|Such intensity is often supposed to be a result of Mohamcdan fanaticism and |
fatalism. More probably it is the result of life in the desert. There none succeed
except those who, though often lazy and dilatory, are capable at times of
becoming almost ... buried cities, we decided instead to accept the offer made by
the Beg (of Niya) to hawk and hunt boar with him on the following day. ... Built in a
larger mould than is usual among his compatriots, he was a man of silent,
|The Protestant ethic — a moral code stressing hard work, rigorous self-discipline, and the organization of one's life in the service of God — was made famous by sociologist and political economist Max Weber.|
|An epic novel nominated for the Man Booker Prize, this epic debut tells the story of a young man's perilous journey through the betrayals of war and into manhood.|
|A 47 year old manufacturer said that the poor are not lazy, but simply lack the |
education to get higher paying jobs. ... The third category, "fatalistic-
environmental," includes all those responses which evidenced a sense of
fatalism about ... Not being aware of other people's ways makes them satisfied or
content with their own." Some, then, accept poverty as an inevitable fact of
American life: "I don't actually know the cause of poverty, but it is here to stay and
we must learn to live with it.