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The hunger for domination turned into war cries and resulted in religious wars and bloodletting alongside blood sacrifices to propitiate the deity.
Giraud provides the frame for this picture, because Harding takes his understanding of "good violence" from Giraud's description of the violence that erupts in communities that perceive themselves to be falling apart and seek a "scapegoat" to sacrifice both to propitiate the gods and purify themselves of the pollution.
According to him, they have been offering prayers every month to propitiate the 'ghosts'.
To propitiate the gods, the priests burned some 50,000 logs of mango wood, weighing a total of 55 tons, in large fire pits, along with 13.2 tons of sesame seeds, 7 tons of rice, and thousands of pounds of ghee (clarified butter).
Educational institutions and their professors must propitiate in the students the acquisition of knowledge and experiences, in addition to technical-scientific excellence, for the purpose of educating to practice nursing committed with its social responsibility in full exercise of citizenship.
His job was to honour the forces of good - especially those who look after the village people and their animals, and to propitiate the bad, especially those who caused diseases - with offerings, libations and, on great festivals, to offer sacrifices of goats.
I do not slay the lone stalker to propitiate a god.
But the time has come to propitiate Laxmi (deity of wealth and prosperity) as well and make the state a prosperous one by 2022, when we celebrate 75 years of our Independence," he said.
These demands propitiate in some agents the impossibility of interacting (as a result of very low levels in their capacities), and therefore, the deaccumulation of capacities and unlearning.
Fasting during Navratri is considered very sacred and it is done to propitiate Goddess Durga and to seek her blessings.
Baghdad, Iraq (NINA) - "There is a need to develop a plan for the oil markets beyond March next year, and the time is propitiate to consider this," Qatari Energy Minister Mohammed al-Sada said.
This reductionism and reification of disease propitiate depersonification with individual subjection or objectification and submission to the rules, procedures and institutional routines (13,23), in addition to the technification of the caregiving act (2).
Al-Houthi militias aimed at opening up these camps to propitiate Yemeni tribes in order to present their people for the battles of Holocaust they are waging in the governorates.
One of its main functions if to propitiate for citizens to be able to get ahead by themselves, so that everyone is free to decide and therefore be able to become accountable in the term's ample meaning:
out not just to propitiate the Hindu pantheon of gods, but also court the blessings of Sufi saints.