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1 that it does not question Kalam's decision to open the Jesuit meeting but fears the president's presence there would legitimize the Jesuits' activities in India.
If a theory of the stars or of life infuses nature with a purpose that legitimizes answers to more immediate questions, it will be much more useful than one that merely satisfies idle curiosity.
Parents who recognized illegitimate children at birth could legitimize their children through a subsequent marriage, whereas in other circumstances subsequent marriage could not improve the status of illegitimate children in the eyes of the law and society.
Hence, it is highly probable that the supplemental budget is meant to legitimize what the Supreme Court ruled as illegal?
The ministrydemanded from the United Nations Security Council to take immediate measures to stop Israeli manipulation of international law to legitimize itscontrol over Jerusalem.
Hizbullah is desperate to legitimize its arsenal of weapons through direct allusions to this issue in the cabinet statement, which is now under preparation by a special ministerial committee, columnist Ali Hamadeh said Tuesday in the conservative daily AN NAHAR.
Alemany High of Mission Hills viewed Tuesday's Mission League game against traditional rival Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks as an opportunity to legitimize its stature as league favorite.
The focused energy of aggression remains unreleased, hinting at the ever-present necessity of producing an adversarial object that could legitimize the structures and rituals of waging war.
Meanwhile, the mainstream politicians who support this policy legitimize racism.
This debut book is the latest installment of note in the effort to chronicle and legitimize hip-hop music and culture.
Criticizing "activist judges" who "have begun redefining marriage by court order, without regard for the will of the people and their elected representatives," the president hinted that a constitutional amendment might be necessary to defeat the accelerating campaign to legitimize homosexual "marriage.
I believe that in so doing, in asking, for instance, how civic culture was "employed to legitimize the prevailing distribution of power" (251), Tittler employs a functionalist methodology that not only undervalues cultural production and human agency but more important, projects too secular a meaning on a political culture that he rightfully and carefully shows is in the process of making culture and meaning secular.
Referring to the connection between civil and moral law, he called for "a renewed and unanimous commitment, especially from legislators, to modify unjust laws that legitimize or tolerate.
We want to legitimize the tequila category, [establishing] that it's not just a young person's drink, it's a quality product.
Rozbicki aims to show how the pursuit of genteel status by these men served to legitimize them as an elite from the early decades of the century, and actually positioned them to articulate what would become democratic values in the Revolutionary era.