eminency


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She also volunteers that her roles speak for her acting success and skill, as borne out in her repertoire of drama so far, including "Al Dali", " Matkhafoush" (Don't be afraid), " Wadi Al Moulok" (The Valley of Kings) and Qadiyat Ma'ali Al Wazerah" (The case of His Eminency, the Minister).
Writing about a version of the war against parents in their 1998 book, Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Cornel West subsume in a broad sweep that this war against parental eminency for domesticity has effected "the fracturing of families, the hollowing-out of community.
Just as the Egyptian regime has failed to address these problems, advanced Western countries have consolidated their economic and technological superiority, China became an economic superpower, Asian tigers rose to worldwide eminency, and the small emirate of Dubai was transformed into an envied economic star in the Middle East.
The "Superiority Theory" of humor, epitomized by Thomas Hobbes, argues that the passion of laughter is "[the] sudden glory arising from some conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others".
Thomas Hobbes' famous remark on laughter similarly assumes a condition of incongruity: "the passion of laughter is nothing else but a sudden glory" arising from the "sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmities of others, or with our own formerly: for men laugh at the follies of themselves past, when they come suddenly to remembrance, except they bring with them any present dishonour" (54-55).