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Finally, the fourth and most critical kind is the abduction of a human by these 'animate beings'.
The vague terminology 'animate beings' leads quite easily towards parallels found in the East Arabian folklore related to jinn, so-called jinn lore.
Actually, it appears that animate beings use the NN method to solve TSP such as a foraging activity through repeatedly visiting a series of locations [6].
Actually, animate beings appear to flexibly change movement strategies based on local environmental situations [8-10].
With reference to such an action of animate beings, we developed a heuristic algorithm for solving TSP, in which individuals occasionally tuned their rules based on local environments while they basically obeyed the NN method.
My works mostly spawned from nightmares and experiences of lucid dreaming coupled with egotistic nature of man in relation to his parallel animate beings. My visual inspiration has come mainly from nature i.e.
Containing such events seems not only to be an important difference between animate beings and inanimate objects, but seems to be part of the notion of bodhicitta itself.
Cordula Ditz's Nightmare on Elm Street, 2007, deleted every scene that features animate beings from the '80s horror film.
Joseph Nahmias from the astrologer of the same name, Al-Farabi on the foundations of geometry, the theory of the opposites and an ordered universe in Anaximander, and Averroes on the role of the celestial bodies in the general of animate beings as an example of the medieval astrologization of Aristotle's biology.
(72) The Pali canon uses this division as well, distinguishing between the mobile (tasa) and the stationary (thavara), (73) and together both groups represent, Schmithausen argues, the totality of the living, breathing, animate beings who are not to be injured.
This alternate etymology derives tasa from trs "to be thirsty" or from tras "to tremble with fear," thus connecting tasa to tasina/tanha and suggesting that "the tasa are those animate beings who are still under the sway of Thirst or Desire ...
In that section of his De natura deorum in which he argues the view that gods exist as animate beings, she is, moreover, closely associated with the virtue of prudentia (2.31.79):
67 This potential shift in the perception of visualized personifications - from mere abstractions to animate beings - has been discussed in general terms by Gombrich, 247-57, speciatim 253-54.