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|find the great "American soul" secreted behind the ostentations of Newport; and |
that he was going to get it out and examine it, and generalize it, and ... There isn't
a single human characteristic that can be safely labelled "American." There isn't ...
|Expressing his true self through torture and murder, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society could bear to confront. From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|Many people, I suspect, believe that the difficulties of classifying Americans are |
the result of “race-mixing. ... as there is among the whole American population;
and, conversely, most of the variable hereditary characteristics that you can find
in one “racial” group you can find in the others. ... So there isn't, as the great
nineteenth century founders of the scientific investigation of race thought, one
Necia Grant Cooper - 1994 - Preview
|There just isn't enough information in noncontrolled crosses between humans to |
pinpoint the genes involved in very complex traits. ... No one needed a new
Project to continue doing what we were doing before. But the Genome Project is
something quite different because it will allow us to examine human variability,
for example, variations in ... And certainly the best way that biologists have to
unravel which genes are involved in complex traits is to find a set of markers that
are linked ...
|Presents a groundbreaking investigation into the origins of morality at the core of religion and politics, offering scholarly insight into the motivations behind cultural clashes that are polarizing America.|
|An Anthropologist Looks at Human Emotions David Scruton. shark, for ... Each of |
us in Life's great zoo is a collection of a vast number of characteristic traits, all of
which culminate in a single triumphant fact: we live. In that sense ... There is a lot
about the anteater that isn't its long, sticky tongue, but that is what we would look
for in an animal line up. Were we ... It isn't speed, certainly, for we wildly applaud
an athlete who can run a mile at a little better than fifteen miles an hour. When it ...
|Seventeen-year-old Badr A. told us that he used his connections with officers at |
the Sayyida Zaynab station to avoid spending the night in ... “The police officer
isn't always watching, so sometimes there are rapes. No one does anything.
Maybe there will be someone standing at the door [of the cell] to make sure that
no one calls the officer. ... or recruitment by other children if they are not properly
classified and separated on the basis of each child's particular characteristics
|CHAPTER Z4 AZAZEL-REE If ever there were an Angel of fun, AZAZEL-REE |
would have to be considered prime ... Considered to be what some might term a
Fallen Angel, AZAZEL would never have placed such a label upon himself. ...
One would have to ask if this isn't another case of Angels acquiring human
characteristics, but none of us has ever seen any human ... The other enviable
capability of our fallen comrade was that he too could mingle and play among
Humans without ...
|Although there are a thousand and one different arguments about what exactly |
are the similarities and differences between animals ... The single most important
feature of human language is that it's abstract; you and I can talk about a ball
even when there isn't a ball within a thousand miles of us, because we have a
sound completely unrelated to the physical essence of a ball which can evoke it
|The anxiety here is an anxiety born of imperfect subjection of the self by a single |
sign system; the impulse is toward order, here ... order in narrative, but in fact
expressed as a yearning for the perfect liquidation of the human and its context
into the sign. ... If Maclntyre is right, there is now no possibility of a simple
recommitment to the values and projects of our culture; our ... we can find a
moment of quietude, a moment in which the boss or the Boss or the Will isn't
yelling at us, or in which ...