Death is the most universal experience possible, true, but it's also the most personal.
Did humans understand both their universal significance and their individual insignificance?
Fred asked the question like a learned professor, speculating on a universal problem of time, space and the creation of the universe.
When you die and go to heaven, you have universal knowledge and understanding.
But, in attempting to make this conception quite clear and thinkable, we are forced to represent the connexion of things as a universal substance, the essence of which we conceive as a system of laws which underlies everything and in its own self connects everything, but imperceptible, and known to us merely through the impressions it produces on us, which we call things.
A final reflection then teaches us that the nature of this universal and all-pervading substance can only be imagined by us as something analogous to our own mental life, where alone we experience the unity of a substance (which we call self) preserved in the multitude of its (mental) states.
Finally he applied himself to its solution in his Universal Law (Diritto universale), which is divided into two books.
In 1838 Lundy removed to Lowell, La Salle county, Illinois, where he printed several copies of the Genius of Universal Emancipation.
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2 In the 15th century the custom became almost universal of following the procession with the performance of miracle-plays and mysteries, generally arranged and acted by members of the gilds who had formed part of the pageant.
The mark of these technologies is that they are greeted with universal skepticism at first.
These are all knowable things, and yet there is not universal agreement on them.
This makes a great deal of sense: If nutrition isn't governed by universal laws (as physics is) and instead affects different people differently, then the way you will know certain things is by learning through trial and error, through your own experience.
Then Latin became somewhat universal, from a Western viewpoint, as Rome's reach spread.
When a nation is attacked by a non-state, there is near-universal sympathy for the target, regardless of the grievance of the attacker, and few nations are willing to support groups that attack purely civilian targets.
But college is not the universal Athens I thought it was.
Once, when I was puzzled to know why there were so many religions, he said: There is one universal religion, Helen--the religion of love.
He quoted the passages in which she explains that college is not the "universal Athens" she had hoped to find, and cited the cases of other remarkable persons whose college life had proved disappointing.
It is a labor to task the faculties of a man--such problems of profit and loss, of interest, of tare and tret, and gauging of all kinds in it, as demand a universal knowledge.
Even in our democratic New England towns the accidental possession of wealth, and its manifestation in dress and equipage alone, obtain for the possessor almost universal respect.
It is something at once more intimate with us and more universal than any other work of art.
All sound heard at the greatest possible distance produces one and the same effect, a vibration of the universal lyre, just as the intervening atmosphere makes a distant ridge of earth interesting to our eyes by the azure tint it imparts to it.
It is remarkable what a value is still put upon wood even in this age and in this new country, a value more permanent and universal than that of gold.
So we stood round our engine, jostled one another, expressed our sentiments through speaking-trumpets, or in lower tone referred to the great conflagrations which the world has witnessed, including Bascom's shop, and, between ourselves, we thought that, were we there in season with our "tub," and a full frog-pond by, we could turn that threatened last and universal one into another flood.
Yet in most cases universal historians still employ the conception of power as a force that itself produces events, and treat it as their cause.
Not only does it occur at every step, but the universal historians' accounts are all made up of a chain of such contradictions.
This condition is never observed by the universal historians, and so to explain the resultant forces they are obliged to admit, in addition to the insufficient components, another unexplained force affecting the resultant action.
But the universal historian Gervinus, refuting this opinion of the specialist historian, tries to prove that the campaign of 1813 and the restoration of the Bourbons were due to other things beside Alexander's will--such as the activity of Stein, Metternich, Madame de Stael, Talleyrand, Fichte, Chateaubriand, and others.
And in the same way the universal historians sometimes, when it pleases them and fits in with their theory, say that power is the result of events, and sometimes, when they want to prove something else, say that power produces events.
The universal historians give contradictory replies to that question, while the historians of culture evade it and answer something quite different.