propinquity


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the property of being close together

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One group will earn as the final result of its deeds permanent abode in the propinquity of God's mercy, while another group will find itself condemned to be criminals in eternal torment.
To understand how collaboration networks are formed and developed as well as how they contribute to research productivity, propinquity and homophily are synthesized from social network theories as two key organic mechanisms for building social networks.
Slowly consciousness estranges itself from those with whom proximity, if not propinquity, has caused it to identify, and slowly the consciousness estranges itself from everything else that identifies it-- the place it lives, or at least tries to live.
This week, Jagger and his used car-dump of a face were photographed in morning-after-the-night-before propinquity with a another young woman, leaving Ms Shane furious for her sister.
On the other hand, Schelling's effort consists in trying to bring as near as possible the two sides of the fracture, in order to see if this propinquity can somehow give rise to a communication between them.
We should not be where we are, a united and prosperous country, if language or ethnicity or religion or geographic propinquity or some ordered definition of what it took to be a Canadian established the proper boundaries for a country.
To solve this dilemma there are two options: The first, following on from the previous supposition, is to reduce the note values of the vocal parts by half, thus avoiding the propinquity of dissonant intervals, and it is this decision that has been incorporated into the reconstruction.
At the very least regional rates of urbanisation must be adjusted to account for spatial dependency, although (like other similar spatial processes) the underlying factors driving logistic change could be either simple propinquity or other location-specific attributes (cultural values, etc.
Most of the time, public passions of revenge and demand for setting scores with arch rivals in the propinquity, rein over the feelings of sagacity.
He then analyzes ancient sovereignty, the propinquity of nature in absolute sovereignty, revolution and the power of living popular sovereignty, and democracy and its biopolitical sovereignty in its role of "other.
Thompson famously wrote, and "it was in the communities, the churches, the oratory, and the propinquity of place that workers expressed their solidarity" (Jefferson Cowie, "Working Class," 2001).
Yet, real people in realspaces are sending and re-sending these messages, and it has long been known that propinquity and proximity significantly influence communication exchanges (see Rainie and Wellman 2012; Yin, Shaw, and Yu 2011).
Whether one viewed the problem as one of undue American influence based in asymmetry and propinquity (as Clark did), or followed Stotzman and Gamberg (1975:100), writing in the first issue of the CJS, into a radical critique of American hegemony--endorsing a Fanonian "decolonization of the spirit"--Canadianization became one of three intermingling political-cultural currents reshaping the agendas, theoretical frameworks, and methodologies of sociology in Canada.
Now, and maybe it's just because the paintings were shown in propinquity to the earlier drawings, though I don't think so, the horizontal strokes that are still a recurrent motif for Snyder seem to be implicitly crossing out some hidden message--with all the emotional vehemence that gesture can sustain.
This attitude was reinforced by the fact that the last council of the Catholic Church, Vatican I, had led to no positive steps toward a great propinquity between the Catholic Church and other churches; on the contrary, it had contributed to a greater distancing of the churches.