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Some of what's unsettling in this passage has to do with one of the most enduring planks of Western empiricism, namely, the second law of thermodynamics.
And some important things, on further examination, now began to look unsettling and confusing, heresy for one, the Eucharist for another.
ASTON VILLA manager Graham Taylor has decided to give Turkish international Alpay another chance and blasted the player's advisors for unsettling him.
Bouson's claims are more convincing when she focuses on discussing the strange, unsettling, and even perverse aspects of Morrison's texts.
But that wasn't the case in what can only be described as an unsettled and eventually unsettling year at the mother-of-all-festivals.
And LMA deputy chief executive Frank Clark believes the proposal will end unsettling speculation through the season.
McLaughlin's provocative suggestion that Jesus can be read analogously to a transvestite, and that women who stand at the altar in persona Christi refigure him through the apparent contrast between their office and their "woman-ways of bodied being" (143) may be profoundly liberating and unsettling to some and for others may serve only to reinscribe, re-cite, women as (sole) bearers of embodiment.
If the greater world reveals itself only to those courageous and daring enough to re-imagine and test the very foundations of knowledge," Hoy writes, "Harvard seems to believe its task is to nurture and develop minds unsettled and unsettling enough to look into the darkness.
His novel The Second Round (1965) presents the semiautobiographical story of the disillusionment and alienation of a young doctor returning from England to Freetown after completing his medical studies; he finds his home unsettled and unsettling.
Concluded Hove, "It's an unsettling time to be a banker, it's an unsettling time to be a bank regulator and I'm sure it's an unsettling time to be a banking accountant.
It's unsettling because with all the money that Microsoft has spread around Washington, no one can have confidence this case is being pursued on the merits.
If even Chelsea aren't interested in unsettling them, then that's a big blow to their confidence and self-esteem which, in turn, unsettles them just as much as if they'd been unsettled by Chelsea's unsettling tactics in the first place.
He immediately had concerns about his Nan who lives on her own and has had a few unsettling incidents at this time of year.
The Plot Against America is just a little bit unsettling, though perhaps for reasons other than those intended by Philip Roth.
HEARTS chairman George Foulkes has demanded Martin O'Neill be reprimanded by Celtic for unsettling Paul Hartley.