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characteristic of an atavist


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Five of the rioters in the Bremen incident were arrested, but when they appeared before Judge Louis Brodsky in September of 1935 something remarkable happened: Brodsky dismissed all charges, arguing that the swastika was "a black flag of piracy" that deserved to be destroyed, the emblem of "a revolt against civilization an atavistic throwback to pre-medieval, if not barbaric, social and political conditions."
The atavistic death penalty represents the best thinking of centuries ago.
The big difference is that they are operating on a global scale and they have a political agenda to impose their version of an atavistic Islam around the world.
(2) The muscle is described as a muscular axillary arch, 7-10 cm in length and 5-15 mm in breadth, crossing from the edge of latissimus dorsi, midway in the posterior fold over the front of the axillary vessels and nerves to join the tendons of pectoralis major, coracobrachialis or the fascia over the biceps.(3) Here, we report a unique muscle with cutaneous attachment which emphasises it to be embryological remnant of panniculus carnosus and seems to be atavistic in nature.
It is dangerous that one of the leading American candidates for the presidency can express such an atavistic view of the world.
"If you look at the history of science or medicine, it is a history of one success after another, and it has freed humanity from these atavistic ties.
"Through the eyes of characters in the hacker underground the reader sees human civilization from outside of it for the first time," the statement continues, "in a space where laws and morals have given way to the atavistic struggle for power." Invoking themes of the hacker as on a quest for mental clarity, the book uncovers an invisible layer to our physical world where logic and willpower determine survival.
Now that Marine Le Pen of France's National Front is close to real power, she is struggling to distance her racist, anti-semitic and anti-Islamic party from its deeply atavistic roots.
Images of the Modern Vampire: The Hip and the Atavistic. Teaneck, NJ: Fairleigh Dickenson UP, 2013.
2015 * Curated by Andrea LISS011i ' Since the early 1970s, Joan Jonas has been producing complexly atavistic, lyrical installations, often using video light as a fifth element and animating force in her cosmologies.
In 1924, Furuta rejected the atavistic thoughts because the bone tissue does not fit organically to the form of the penis, instead presenting as inhibitory factor for copulation especially during erection.[sup.8] Similarly, Bett argued that the os penis in man was unlikely to be a phylogenetic structure because of its associated barrier to copulation.[sup.8]
Dana Seitler's discussion of late nineteenth-and early twentieth-century science, fiction, and photography in Atavistic Tendencies: The Culture of Science in American Modernity draws from a broad range of theoretical sources including Foucault, Benjamin, Deleuze and Guattari, and Bataille among others.
Ignaure is a horrific tale that strikes atavistic chords; the revenge enacted by cuckolded husbands combines two basic human fears.
This mind-set sees the demonising of children as atavistic.
heat, sociable matrix it's an atavistic mixed-up dream and stirs