natural order

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the physical universe considered as an orderly system subject to natural (not human or supernatural) laws

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We are more comfortable with the artificiality of a world created by ourselves, than taking up the challenge of living our lives as part of the unfolding natural order.
Thus for Origen, all things in the natural order are created good, but nothing in the natural order below the human in the hierarchy of being is "saved" when God brings the universe to its final consummation.
Rather, we now accept them as key elements of and aesthetic equals in the natural order.
He used such stylistic devices as alliteration, a preponderance of Anglo - Saxon vocabulary, the deliberate use of archaic and provincial words and turns of phrase, and inversion of natural order, in order to suggest the power of Anglo - Saxon poetry, which greatly influenced him.
Shadows reconnects us with this natural order -- putting us in touch with the people that are powering the web -- moving past our exclusive reliance on algorithmic search.
Therefore, he warned the faithful that instead of attempting to devise their own moral rules, they should recognize "the dependence of human reason on Divine Wisdom and the need, given the present state of fallen nature, for Divine Revelation as an effective means for knowing moral truths, even those of the natural order.
CE Lambert, Western Mail, October16) often depict its supporters as going against the natural order of things.
The lead character's is led into four realms of Oblivion - two of Order, two of Chaos, where she must restore natural order by redressing balance which is threatened by .
The natural order of things dictates that someone will come along and take Jordan's game and improve upon it.
Einstein's theories of special and general relativity, repudiating the clockwork Newtonian cosmology, opened our eyes to a frighteningly arbitrary natural order that bucks attempts at categorization.
Mocked and ultimately beaten, she refused to accept her punishment as part of the natural order.
The Chapmans promise nothing - no sorting out of the natural order, no reassurance about the continuity or status of art in the '90s - and, ironically, in this respect they deliver an art of substance configured along cultural fault lines.
Usually such a morale- sapping and counter-productive activity has been the monopoly of English cricket, which is why this change in the natural order of things has been so refreshing.
Her narratives invariably stress that petty treason satanically disrupts the natural order of sexual, familial, and hierarchical relationships.
Change--sometimes massive change--is the natural order of things.
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