How to use Realities in a sentence
Let us stand upon realities - upon facts!
They attach, however, supreme value to the realities of which the observances are reminders or types - on the Baptism which is more than putting away the filth of the flesh, and on the vital union with Christ which is behind any outward ceremony.
As we transition from one set of economic realities to another, there will be severe disruptions along the way.
The secret of this character lies evidently in a constant attempt to express an ideal in forms more and more closely approaching to realities.
In common with other sciences, economics makes use of " abstractions"; but if for some problems we employ symbolic processes of reasoning, we must keep clearly in view the limits of their significance, and neither endow the symbols with attributes they can never possess, nor lose sight of the realities behind them.Advertisement
Hence he attains salvation, being delivered from sin and fear and death, for the divine attributes are not ontological entities to be discussed and defined in the schools, but they are realities, entering into the practical daily life.
Nightmares are common throughout childhood, changing somewhat in content and frequency as children move through different developmental phases and acquire more skills to cope with the changing realities and stresses in their lives.
Is it really better to turn a deaf ear and a blind eye to the harsh realities of racism?
People shape their own realities and truths around what they feel and believe about the world they live in.
Many of these definitions describe an ideal state of things rather than realities.Advertisement
But what he refused to believe with Plato was that reality is not here, but only above; and what he maintained against Plato was that it is both, and that universals and forms, one and many, the good, are real but not separate realities.
On the contrary, his contention is that of Fechner - that all knowable things are inner psychical realities beneath outer physical appearances - the invisible symbolized by the visible.
Combining with this the central dogma of Fechner that spirit extends throughout the world of bodily appearance, he concludes that the realities of the world are " wills," that bodies are mere appearances of " wills," and that there is one universal and all-embracing spirit which is " will."
As the same limit is applied by him to all transcendent rational " ideals," and especially to those which refer to the content of the notion of the world, and, like all psychological and ontological "ideals," belong to the imaginary transcendent, his conclusion is that reason, in transcending experience, logically conceives " ideals," but never logically infers corresponding realities.
He hardly has a formal theory of inference, but implies throughout that it only transcends perceptions, and perceptual realities or phenomena, in order to conclude with ideas, not facts.Advertisement
The papacy was weakened by its contest with these adverse elements, and it was through its failure to triumph over them that its dream of European dominion, both temporal and spiritual, entered but very incompletely into the field of realities.
Newman, which could not be content with a compromise with truth, but feared to face ultimate realities, the rigidly authoritative attitude of Rome made an irresistible appeal.
The fourth part is virtually a consideration of the ultimate significance of this conscious experience, of the place it is supposed to occupy in the universe of existence, in other words, of the relations between the conscious experience of an individual mind as disclosed to observation and the supposed realities of self and external things.
They were willing enough to admit the abstract claims of the Empire; but in the world of feudalism there was a multitude of established customs and rights which rudely conflicted with these claims, and in action, remote and abstract considerations gave way before concrete and present realities.
Pouqueville, who spent no less than ten years as French General Consul at Iannina, had special facilities for obtaining firsthand information and although his observations and deductions seemed at times somewhat suspect to the British they were later recognized as being truest to the realities of the epoch.Advertisement
Though he remained, to the end, firm in his belief that there had been an active monarchist party, 2 this obsession did not carry him out of touch with the realities of human nature and of his time.
Metaphysically, all realities are parts of one ultimate reality; but logically, even philosophers think more often only of finite realities, existing men, dogs, horses, &c.; and children know that their parents exist long before they apprehend ultimate reality.
Thus we start '3 from the point of view of a world of separate persons and things, in which thought mirrors these concrete realities, taken as ultimate subjects of predicates.
The Semitic peoples were essentially theocratic in their religion; they used the forms of the sensuous imagination in setting forth the realities of the unseen world.
From all these efforts to reconstruct systematic theology with its appropriations of philosophy and science, groups of Christians turn to the inner life and seek in its realities to find the confirmation of their faith.Advertisement
These are, briefly speaking, the decay of those great fabrics, church and empire, which ruled the middle ages both as ideas and as realities; the development of nationalities and languages; the enfeeblement of the feudal system throughout Europe; the invention and application of paper, the mariner's compass, gunpowder, and printing; the exploration of continents beyond the ocean; and the substitution of the Copernican for the Ptolemaic system of astronomy.
Devoid of criticism, devoid of sound learning, devoid of a firm hold on the realities of life, these heresies passed away without solid results and were forgotten.
Hegel got no closer to realities.
Pythagoras and he were contemporaries, and in the fragments of the Samian philosopher about the " elements of numbers as the elements of realities " there is a remarkable analogy with much of the Yi.
Thus feudal overlordship in France had resolved itself into a superficial dominion undermined in all directions by economic realities.
Hamilton, both of which in the view of Cousin are limited to psychology, and merely relative or phenomenal knowledge, and issue in scepticism so far as the great realities of ontology are concerned.
Causality cannot add to the number of our notions, - cannot add to the number of realities we know.
When Cousin thus set himself to vindicate those points by reflection, he gave up the obvious advantage of his other position that the realities in `question are given us in immediate and spontaneous apprehension.
There is no chance for the moral consciousness to claim a decisive vote if a metaphysical system like Hegel's demonstrates all realities in every region, and if its janissaries crush out every movement of rebellion against the tyranny of abstract thought.
It is a paradox that he should be invoked " to prove the reality of Jesus Christ " (as against Docetism), and yet that it should be contended at the same time that for him " ideas, and not events, were the true realities."
I recall with unmixed delight those days when a thousand childish fancies became beautiful realities.
If men would steadily observe realities only, and not allow themselves to be deluded, life, to compare it with such things as we know, would be like a fairy tale and the Arabian Nights' Entertainments.
The trio, battling with the harsh realities of their lives, find solace in each other 's arms.
Snob appeal does not encourage recognition of the realities modern life.
So many questions, few answers and fewer ' realities ' have been presented to the unknowing public that WILL be answered here.
Such a view of the possibilities or realities of the variorum edition has not however been universal.
Unbridled optimism is great, but don't let it interfere with startup realities.
At the beginning of your venture, you're selling a vision and long-term dream, and those attract more money than the coming harsh realities.
I do believe though, given the realities of contemporary American life, Greek families still hold hope that their children will be happy in their marriages, whether it's agreed upon or not.
While living a self sustainable life is an aspiration that many people have, the realities mean that it is often an impossible goal.
There are some interesting optical illusions and physical realities of color that are useful to know when choosing paint colors.
Was this album filled with truthful lyrics and sometimes searing realities?
What follows are the brutal realities of such an act.
Despite the visual appeal of a tropical destination and the convenience of many wedding packages, couples should understand the realities of tying the knot in the Caribbean before they head off to tropical shores.
Other fantastic worlds establish their own realities that must be factored into the strategic and tactical decisions made by players.
Old assumptions have to be discarded and new, often very difficult, realities need to be accepted, including the uncertainty of the A-T outcome.
Once Independence Day has come and gone, chances are your attention will turn to July movie releases for relief from the harsh realities of everyday life.
Many recount stories of being given information or great universal knowledge and suddenly knowing all of the possibilities that exist beyond their earthly realities.
Calorie for calorie, this can be a wasteful practice, and with many people starving in the world, this is a viable concern, although distribution realities should also be considered.
Here's a look at some of the most popular diet myths and the corresponding realities.
Other shows, like Dirty Jobs and Deadliest Catch, show viewers the realities of jobs and lifestyles that they might not normally be exposed to.
While her writing demonstrates education, most likely her background ill equipped her for the practical realities of the real world.
While not unaware that with this, as with all moral questions, there may be a certain borderland of practical difficulty, Friends endeavour to bring all things to the test of the Realities which, though not seen, are eternal, and to hold up the ideal, set forth by George Fox, of living in the.
Hence the beliefs he preached were never to him mere speculative ideas, but rather the ultimate realities of being and thought, the final truths as to the character and ways of God interpreted into a law for the government of conscience and the regulation of life.
Maurice, whose character, marked by " religious realism," sought in the past " the witness to eternal truths, the manifestation by time-samples of infinite realities and unchanging relations";4 and Charles Kingsley, " a great teacher," though one " certain to go astray the moment he becomes didactic."
And he admits (§ 63) that if we were compelled to choose between translating mental phenomena into physical and its converse, the latter would be preferable, seeing that the ideas of matter and motion, merely symbolic of unknowable realities, are complex states of consciousness built out of units of feeling.
The spade of the discoverer soon showed that all the fabled glories of the ancient Assyrian capital were founded on realities, and evidence was afforded of a state of civilization and culture such as few men supposed to have existed on the earth before the Golden Age of Greece.
All these systems of metaphysics, differ as they may, agree that things are known to exist beyond sensible phenomena, but yet are mental realities of some kind.
It was necessary, therefore, for Epicurus to go back to nature to find a more enduring and a wider foundation for ethical doctrine, to go back from words to realities, to give up reasonings and get at feelings, to test conceptions and arguments by a final reference to the only touchstone of truth - to sensation.
They went back to the later period of Plato's thought, the period when Plato endeavoured to combine his doctrine of Ideas with the Pythagorean number-theory, and identified the Good with the One, the source of the duality of the Infinite and the Measured (rd .bretpov and 71-pas) with the resultant scale of realities from the One down to the objects of the material world.
The Revival of Learning must be regarded as a function of that vital energy, an organ of that mental evolution, which brought into existence the modern world, with its new conceptions of philosophy and religion, its reawakened arts and sciences, its firmer grasp on the realities of human nature and the world, its manifold inventions and discoveries, its altered political systems, its expansive and progressive forces.
The conditions of his training, which brought him in contact with the realities of life before he learned the phrases of scholastic language, give to his words the stamp of self-seen truth and the clearness of original conviction.
That the direct objects of knowledge, the realities of experience, were after all only our ideas or from perceptions was the lesson of every thinker from Descartes to Hume.
The most real realities to Plato and Aristotle had been thought and the objects of thought, vows and vomit, whether abstracted from sensibles or inherent in " matter," as the incognizable basis of all concrete existence.
The rigorously authentic character of these laws, relating to, and dealing with, the actual realities of life, and with institutions and a state of society nowhere else revealed to the same extent, the extreme antiquity both of the provisions and of the language, and the meagreness of continental material illustrative of the same things, endow them with exceptional archaic, archaeological and philological interest.
Tylor - to the effect that it originated in the desire of the primitive man to bring on at will certain abnormal nervous conditions favourable to the seeing of those visions and the dreaming of those dreams which are supposed to give the soul direct access to the objective realities of the spiritual world.
In his Christian Ethics he dealt with the subject from the basis of the Christian consciousness instead of from that of reason generally; the ethical phenomena dealt with are the same in both systems, and they throw light on each other, while the Christian system treats more at length and less aphoristically the principal ethical realities - church, state, family, art, science and society.
The banal realities of the film industry really do determine what we see on the screen.
A trip to the rear for the Battalion was a welcome, if short, breather from the grisly realities of the front.
How can pilgrims bring these two realities into greater congruence?
There is an urgent need for a review of the legislation and an honest debate about the realities of youth crime.
In post-war Germany, the harsh realities of pure free-market economics were tempered by political concerns for decades.
This, they claim, is evident in everything from discourses of genetic essentialism to the realities of ozone layer thinning.
Instead we have a clear-headed analysis informed by, and grounded in an intimate familiarity with, archeological realities and astronomical phenomena.
For them, the realities of a very finite planet simply do not equate with their conventional wisdoms of infinite growth.
It is not the BBC license fee which is keeping producers honest, but the realities of the bottom line.
Mystical realities begins to interpenetrate the ordinary realities of our daily lives.
But the sobering realities of the world situation were to suddenly reveal themselves to the American isolationists.
Jude Currivan PhD is a healer and scientist who has studied metaphysics and experienced multi-dimensional realities since early childhood.
The realities sati is not aware of arise and then fall away completely.
It involves the shaman directly and actively in transcendent realities or lower realms of being.
The problems of the world cannot possibly be solved by skeptics or cynics whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
The tawdry and exaggerated rhetoric; the petty vanity and jealousies; the weak sentimentalism; the utter incapacity for proportioning means to ends, and for grasping the stern realities of things, which so commonly disfigure the lives and conduct even of the more honest members of his class, were wholly alien to his nature.
Or these jobs can be divorced from economic realities, as the struggling painter or actor decides simply to do what he loves and live off the minimum income afforded by this planet-wide prosperity.
In this chapter, I offer forty-three developments, dynamics, and new realities I believe will work together to bring about an end to war.
If he should give us an account of the realities he beheld there, we should not recognize the place in his description.