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spontaneity

spontaneity Sentence Examples

  • Somehow, the concept of spontaneity didn't fit him.

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  • There was no spontaneity – or surprises – to her.

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  • spontaneity; humanity expresses reflection.

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  • Spontaneity is pleasing, sometimes beautiful, but it is not in this instance the highest quality of the thing to be obtained.

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  • It seemed to show spontaneity and great sweetness of character.

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  • This Deidre was everything he'd loved about his ex-lover: her spontaneity, sense of humor, beauty combined with the purest human heart he'd ever known.

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  • His lyrical poems are wanting in spontaneity and individuality, but many of them possess a simple, orderly charm, as of an English country lane.

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  • For even nature does nothing in vain, but aims at final causes, which she uniformly realizes, except so far as matter by its spontaneity (Cure?) Tow atrop arov) causes accidental effects; and the ends of nature are no form of good, nor even the good of man, but the essences of natural substances themselves, and, above them all, the good God Himself.

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  • Kant further insisted that this apperception, " I think," is an act of spontaneity, distinct from sense, necessary to regarding all my ideas as mine, and to combining them in a synthetic unity of apperception; which act Fichte afterwards developed into an active construction of all knowledge, requiring will directed to the end of duty.

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  • He loves … your spontaneity, your sense of humor.

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  • And this is the only drawback to the impression of absolute spontaneity which his style produces.

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  • Hence the spontaneity and naturalness of his page, its flavour of life and not of books.

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  • Moreover Silva possessed a knowledge of stagecraft, and, if he had lived, he might have emancipated the drama in Portugal from its dependence on foreign writers; but the triple licence of the Palace, the Ordinary and the Inquisition, which a play required, crippled spontaneity and freedom.

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  • Its touch on classical mythology is original, rarely imitative or pedantic. The art of the Renaissance was an apocalypse of the beauty of the world and man in unaffected spontaneity, without side thoughts for piety or erudition, inspired by pure delight in loveliness and harmony for their own sakes.

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  • The result, while linguistically more uniform and pleasing, often lacks the spontaneity of medieval literature.

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  • In order to prove this novel conclusion he started afresh from the Cartesian " I think " in the Kantian form of the synthetic unity of apperception acting by a priori categories; but instead of allowing, with all previous metaphysicians, that the Ego passively receives sensations from something different, and not contenting himself with Kant's view that the Ego, by synthetically combining the matter of sensations with a priori forms, partially constructs objects, and therefore Nature as we know it, he boldly asserted that the Ego, in its synthetic unity, entirely constructs things; that its act of spontaneity is not mere synthesis of passive sensations, but construction of sensations into an object within itself; and that therefore understanding makes as well as shapes Nature.

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  • Of George Sand's style a foreigner can be but an imperfect judge, but French critics, from Sainte-Beuve, Nisard and Caro down to Jules Lemaitre and Faguet, have agreed to praise her spontaneity, her correctness of diction, her easy opulence - the lactea ubertas that Quintilian attributes to Livy.

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  • Though one may often be repelled by their lifelessness, their lack of spontaneity and the externalization of the ritual, it must be recognized that they placed a strict monotheism upon a legal basis.

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  • That is to say, in tracing back the later acquisitions of civilization to impulses which are as old as the dawn of primitive culture, he did not, as the modern evolutionist does, lay stress on the superiority of the later to the earlier stages of human development, but rather became enamoured of the simplicity and spontaneity of those early impulses which, since they are the oldest, easily come to look like the most real and precious.

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  • It agrees with older forms of libertarianism in taking its stand on the fact of spontaneity as primary and self-evidencing, but it is not content to assert its existence side by side with rigidly determined sequence.

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  • As to the origin of knowledge, Kant's position is that sense, outer and inner, affected by things in themselves, receives mere sensations or sensible ideas (Vorstellungen) as the matter which sense itself places in the a priori forms of space and time; that thereupon understanding, by means of the synthetic unity of apperception, " I think " - an act of spontaneity beyond sense, in all consciousness one and the same, and combining all my ideas as mine in one universal consciousness - and under a priori categories, or fundamental notions, such as substance and attribute, cause and effect, &c., unites groups of sensations or sensible ideas into objects and events, e.g.

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  • Leibnitz retains this attenuated belief in moral freedom and combines with it a belief in the spontaneity of moral agents in the sense that they possess the power of acting and need no other principle of action save the laws of their own natures.

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  • And many scientific thinkers, while professing allegiance to a theory which insists upon the independence of each parallel series, in reality tacitly assume the superior importance if not the controlling force of the physical over the psychical terms. But a mere insistence upon the complete independence of the physical series coupled with the belief that its changes are wholly explicable as modes of motion, that the study of molecular physics is competent to explain all the phenomena of life and organic movements, is sufficient to eliminate the possibility of spontaneity and free origination from the universe.

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  • It agrees with older forms of libertarianism in taking its stand on the fact of spontaneity as primary and self-evidencing, but it is not content to assert its existence side by side with rigidly determined sequence.

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  • This at once prevented the graces of spontaneity and secured the beauties of artistic elaboration.

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  • The spontaneity of Lowell's nature is delightfully disclosed in his personal letters.

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  • Besides the poems mentioned above, he wrote hymns to Dante, to the Apostles, "Dio e popolo," &c. The chief merit of his work lies in the spontaneity and enthusiasm for the Italian cause which rendered it famous, in spite of certain technical imperfections, and he well deserved the epithet of "The Tyrtaeus of the Italian revolution."

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  • And "all subjectivity with all reflection expires in the spontaneity of apperception.

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  • is, that the world only appears to be phenomena governed by necessary laws, and is really a spontaneity which makes new beginnings, such as life and consciousness, tending to good.

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  • All this while, the minor arts of enamelling, miniature, glass-painting, goldsmith's work, jewellery, engraving, tapestry, wood-carving, pottery, &c., were cultivated with a spontaneity and freedom which proved that France, in the middle point between Flanders and Italy, was able to use both influences without a sacrifice of native taste.

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  • shown with unusual lucidity of expression how feeble is the spontaneity of that intellect which is so highly lauded, and how overpowering the sway of original will in all our action.

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  • Simplicity, spontaneity and harmony distinguished his earlier verses, which are also his best, and their author belongs to no school but stands alone.

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  • This is the element of spontaneity in volition and in reason.

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  • As to the necessity under which Deity exists of acting or creating, this is the highest form of liberty, it is the freedom of spontaneity, activity without deliberation.

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  • He is free in an unlimited manner the purest spontaneity in man is but the shadow of the freedom of God.

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  • In external nature there are expansion and contraction History which correspond to spontaneity and reflection.

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  • We thus after all fall back on reflection as our ground for their universal application; mere spontaneity of apprehension is futile; their universality is grounded in their necessity, not their necessity in their universality.

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  • Cousin's doctrine of spontaneity in volition can hardly be said to be more successful than his impersonality of the reason through.

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  • shown with unusual lucidity of expression how feeble is the spontaneity of that intellect which is so highly lauded, and how overpowering the sway of original will in all our action.

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  • Still, living in his home left little room for spontaneity.

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  • The floral wood-carving is remarkable for its freedom and spontaneity.

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  • Thus ended an attempt which lacked the element essential to success - spontaneity.

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  • Somehow, the concept of spontaneity didn't fit him.

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  • He loves … your spontaneity, your sense of humor.

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  • There was no spontaneity – or surprises – to her.

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  • This Deidre was everything he'd loved about his ex-lover: her spontaneity, sense of humor, beauty combined with the purest human heart he'd ever known.

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  • Still, living in his home left little room for spontaneity.

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  • He wasn't what she expected for the owner who liked everything alphabetized and orderly, preferring structure to spontaneity.

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  • On the other side there was simply a hope that national spontaneity would prove internally cohesive.

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  • imbued with a sense of spontaneity.

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  • nurture initiative for 2000 was the Pumphouse, an informal venue that embraces experimentation, spontaneity and nurturing of new talent.

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  • preternatural combustibility, " not the supposed spontaneity, that is the odd feature.

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  • spontaneity of mass strike movements is insufficient.

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  • spontaneity of jazz with friends or fellow musicians.

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  • spontaneity of the fire.

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  • spontaneity of a life sitting is clearly visible.

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  • spontaneity of expression of our feelings.

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  • spontaneity of the day.

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  • And social atom behavior for the most part lacks spontaneity.

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  • Moving Pictures Video captures the spontaneity of the day.

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  • However, we must not lose that spontaneity in our work.

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  • Instead, TACK's trainers have helped develop call guides to encourage spontaneity.

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  • The introduction of color through non-precious materials promotes spontaneity.

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  • Or should I say spontaneity [4 ]: an unplanned, unpremeditated coherence of action.

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  • All this does not prove that freedom and creative spontaneity are objective features of the universe.

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  • greater understanding brings about a reduction in anxiety which of its nature leads to greater spontaneity.

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  • We hope to use this space for extended conversations which require more spontaneity than rejoinders.

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  • Spontaneity (or at least apparent spontaneity (or at least apparent spontaneity) makes comedy seem more magical.

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  • His unique style of thoughtful, uplifting comedy and rampant spontaneity have won him rave reviews and a legion of fans worldwide.

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  • This being pure spontaneity is even elevated above the understanding.

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  • It would also enable screening spontaneity and last-minute, urgent, campaign-based screenings.

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  • There is a lack spontaneity in existing modes public transport.

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  • The contemporary worshipper, however, wants the language of worship to sound spontaneous, because he values spontaneity over imitation.

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  • The spontaneity, the sheer human verve, and the naivety at times of the apostolic writings is there for all to see.

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  • Of George Sand's style a foreigner can be but an imperfect judge, but French critics, from Sainte-Beuve, Nisard and Caro down to Jules Lemaitre and Faguet, have agreed to praise her spontaneity, her correctness of diction, her easy opulence - the lactea ubertas that Quintilian attributes to Livy.

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  • Ezekiel's style is generally impetuous and vigorous, somewhat smoother in the consolatory discourses (xxxiv., xxxvi., xxxvii.); he produces a great effect by the cumulation of details, and is a master of invective; he is fond of symbolic pictures, proverbs and allegories; his " visions " are elaborate literary productions, his prophecies show less spontaneity than those of any preceding prophet (he receives his revelations in the form of a book, ii.

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  • The result, while linguistically more uniform and pleasing, often lacks the spontaneity of medieval literature.

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  • Though one may often be repelled by their lifelessness, their lack of spontaneity and the externalization of the ritual, it must be recognized that they placed a strict monotheism upon a legal basis.

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  • His lyrical poems are wanting in spontaneity and individuality, but many of them possess a simple, orderly charm, as of an English country lane.

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  • Moreover Silva possessed a knowledge of stagecraft, and, if he had lived, he might have emancipated the drama in Portugal from its dependence on foreign writers; but the triple licence of the Palace, the Ordinary and the Inquisition, which a play required, crippled spontaneity and freedom.

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  • And this is the only drawback to the impression of absolute spontaneity which his style produces.

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  • The floral wood-carving is remarkable for its freedom and spontaneity.

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  • That is to say, in tracing back the later acquisitions of civilization to impulses which are as old as the dawn of primitive culture, he did not, as the modern evolutionist does, lay stress on the superiority of the later to the earlier stages of human development, but rather became enamoured of the simplicity and spontaneity of those early impulses which, since they are the oldest, easily come to look like the most real and precious.

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  • Hence the spontaneity and naturalness of his page, its flavour of life and not of books.

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  • For even nature does nothing in vain, but aims at final causes, which she uniformly realizes, except so far as matter by its spontaneity (Cure?) Tow atrop arov) causes accidental effects; and the ends of nature are no form of good, nor even the good of man, but the essences of natural substances themselves, and, above them all, the good God Himself.

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  • As to the origin of knowledge, Kant's position is that sense, outer and inner, affected by things in themselves, receives mere sensations or sensible ideas (Vorstellungen) as the matter which sense itself places in the a priori forms of space and time; that thereupon understanding, by means of the synthetic unity of apperception, " I think " - an act of spontaneity beyond sense, in all consciousness one and the same, and combining all my ideas as mine in one universal consciousness - and under a priori categories, or fundamental notions, such as substance and attribute, cause and effect, &c., unites groups of sensations or sensible ideas into objects and events, e.g.

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  • In order to prove this novel conclusion he started afresh from the Cartesian " I think " in the Kantian form of the synthetic unity of apperception acting by a priori categories; but instead of allowing, with all previous metaphysicians, that the Ego passively receives sensations from something different, and not contenting himself with Kant's view that the Ego, by synthetically combining the matter of sensations with a priori forms, partially constructs objects, and therefore Nature as we know it, he boldly asserted that the Ego, in its synthetic unity, entirely constructs things; that its act of spontaneity is not mere synthesis of passive sensations, but construction of sensations into an object within itself; and that therefore understanding makes as well as shapes Nature.

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  • Kant further insisted that this apperception, " I think," is an act of spontaneity, distinct from sense, necessary to regarding all my ideas as mine, and to combining them in a synthetic unity of apperception; which act Fichte afterwards developed into an active construction of all knowledge, requiring will directed to the end of duty.

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  • is, that the world only appears to be phenomena governed by necessary laws, and is really a spontaneity which makes new beginnings, such as life and consciousness, tending to good.

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  • This at once prevented the graces of spontaneity and secured the beauties of artistic elaboration.

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  • The spontaneity of Lowell's nature is delightfully disclosed in his personal letters.

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  • If we set aside such transcendental conditions as belong to sensibility or to the receptive phase of mind and are the presuppositions of juxtaposition of parts, the remainder are ascribable to spontaneity or understanding, to thought with its unifying, organizing or focussing function, and their elucidation is the problem of transcendental analytic. It is still logic, indeed, when we are occupied with the transcendent objects of the discursive faculty as it is employed beyond the limits of experience where it cannot validate its ideas.

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  • Its touch on classical mythology is original, rarely imitative or pedantic. The art of the Renaissance was an apocalypse of the beauty of the world and man in unaffected spontaneity, without side thoughts for piety or erudition, inspired by pure delight in loveliness and harmony for their own sakes.

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  • All this while, the minor arts of enamelling, miniature, glass-painting, goldsmith's work, jewellery, engraving, tapestry, wood-carving, pottery, &c., were cultivated with a spontaneity and freedom which proved that France, in the middle point between Flanders and Italy, was able to use both influences without a sacrifice of native taste.

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  • xxxix.-xliv.), it is difficult to specify an occasion when he may be supposed to have enjoyed the necessary leisure and quiet for the composition of these elaborate and carefully constructed pieces, in a style so remote from his ordinary freedom and spontaneity of utterance.

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  • Thus ended an attempt which lacked the element essential to success - spontaneity.

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  • Simplicity, spontaneity and harmony distinguished his earlier verses, which are also his best, and their author belongs to no school but stands alone.

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  • Besides the poems mentioned above, he wrote hymns to Dante, to the Apostles, "Dio e popolo," &c. The chief merit of his work lies in the spontaneity and enthusiasm for the Italian cause which rendered it famous, in spite of certain technical imperfections, and he well deserved the epithet of "The Tyrtaeus of the Italian revolution."

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  • This is the element of spontaneity in volition and in reason.

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  • And "all subjectivity with all reflection expires in the spontaneity of apperception.

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  • As to the necessity under which Deity exists of acting or creating, this is the highest form of liberty, it is the freedom of spontaneity, activity without deliberation.

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  • He is free in an unlimited manner the purest spontaneity in man is but the shadow of the freedom of God.

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  • In external nature there are expansion and contraction History which correspond to spontaneity and reflection.

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  • spontaneity; humanity expresses reflection.

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  • We thus after all fall back on reflection as our ground for their universal application; mere spontaneity of apprehension is futile; their universality is grounded in their necessity, not their necessity in their universality.

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  • Cousin's doctrine of spontaneity in volition can hardly be said to be more successful than his impersonality of the reason through.

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  • Spontaneity is pleasing, sometimes beautiful, but it is not in this instance the highest quality of the thing to be obtained.

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  • Toute la lyre, his latest legacy to the world, would be enough, though no other evidence were left, to show that the author was one of the very greatest among poets and among men; unsurpassed in sublimity of spirit, in spontaneity of utterance, in variety of power, and in perfection of workmanship; infinite and profound beyond all reach of praise at once in thought and in sympathy, in perception and in passion; master of all the simplest as of all the subtlest melodies or symphonies of song that ever found expression in a Border ballad or a Pythian ode.

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  • Leibnitz retains this attenuated belief in moral freedom and combines with it a belief in the spontaneity of moral agents in the sense that they possess the power of acting and need no other principle of action save the laws of their own natures.

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  • And many scientific thinkers, while professing allegiance to a theory which insists upon the independence of each parallel series, in reality tacitly assume the superior importance if not the controlling force of the physical over the psychical terms. But a mere insistence upon the complete independence of the physical series coupled with the belief that its changes are wholly explicable as modes of motion, that the study of molecular physics is competent to explain all the phenomena of life and organic movements, is sufficient to eliminate the possibility of spontaneity and free origination from the universe.

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  • Clearly, simple reliance on the spontaneity of mass strike movements is insufficient.

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  • So come and enjoy the spontaneity of jazz with friends or fellow musicians.

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  • I am always excited by the prospects of the interaction between the precision of my designs and the spontaneity of the fire.

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  • The spontaneity of a life sitting is clearly visible.

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  • These can form into chronic patterns and limit the spontaneity of expression of our feelings.

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  • Moving Pictures Video captures the spontaneity of the day.

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  • And social atom behavior for the most part lacks spontaneity.

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  • However, we must not lose that spontaneity in our work.

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  • Instead, TACK 's trainers have helped develop call guides to encourage spontaneity.

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  • The introduction of color through non-precious materials promotes spontaneity.

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  • Or should I say spontaneity [4 ]: an unplanned, unpremeditated coherence of action.

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  • All this does not prove that freedom and creative spontaneity are objective features of the universe.

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  • Greater understanding brings about a reduction in anxiety which of its nature leads to greater spontaneity.

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  • We hope to use this space for extended conversations which require more spontaneity than rejoinders.

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  • Spontaneity (or at least apparent spontaneity) makes comedy seem more magical.

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  • His unique style of thoughtful, uplifting comedy and rampant spontaneity have won him rave reviews and a legion of fans worldwide.

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  • This being pure spontaneity is even elevated above the understanding.

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  • It would also enable screening spontaneity and last-minute, urgent, campaign-based screenings.

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  • There is a lack spontaneity in existing modes public transport.

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  • The contemporary worshipper, however, wants the language of worship to sound spontaneous, because he values spontaneity over imitation.

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  • The spontaneity, the sheer human verve, and the naivety at times of the apostolic writings is there for all to see.

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  • According to this book, recovering from grief means regaining your energy and spontaneity.

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  • The goal of most photography sessions is to achieve the appearance of natural spontaneity in an unnatural setting.

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  • As we know from previous seasons of The Simple Life, the show is all about spontaneity and reality.

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  • Within gothic fashion, there are a variety of styles staying true to the unique spontaneity for which goths are known.

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  • For some patients, CPAP can be a real turn off for partners, all but eliminating the spontaneity of affection and snuggling in the middle of the night because the face or nasal mask is in the way.

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  • While spontaneity has its place, it does not belong on a backpacking trip.

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  • The child with SLI may become increasingly aware of his or her difficulties with language and may lose spontaneity and avoid speaking as he or she gets older.

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  • The early school-age child continues dramatic play with increased creativity but loses some spontaneity.

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  • Studies have shown that children with very active fantasies tend to have personality traits that contribute to creativity-originality, spontaneity, verbal fluency, and a higher degree of flexibility in adapting to new situations.

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  • Women who choose devices like Mirena say that they enjoy the spontaneity of having sex without having to think about birth control.

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  • Twister. The classic hand, foot and dot game creates physical closeness and spontaneity.

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  • Spontaneity can be as important as a planned event, so look for ways to spice up ordinary situations and surprise your date.

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  • Spontaneity is another component of romance.

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  • While there's something to be said for spontaneity, suddenly springing a weekend away on someone may not be the best way to go.

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  • You can plan every moment or let spontaneity rule.

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  • Things like spending time together needs to be planned and scheduled; as a result there is little spontaneity in the relationship.

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  • Of course, still leaving enough room for spontaneity will keep Libra happy.

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  • When asked what the driving force is behind CBD, Sam responds, "We wanted a dating site that requires almost no time commitment and offers much more spontaneity than traditional online dating sites."

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  • This does kill a bit of the spontaneity, but it is a necessity nowadays.

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  • Even though it's a good idea to be prepared and come with questions for your date, many men and women also appreciate spontaneity and letting the conversation flow naturally.

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  • While Valentine's Day is the ultimate romantic holiday, several precautions must be taken when planning a Valentine's Day proposal to avoid cliché or predictable events that lack the spontaneity and individuality of your relationship.

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  • A woman who treasures tradition and hopes to have solemn, dignified wedding would not appreciate a wacky proposal, whereas a traditional woman who values spontaneity and uniqueness may enjoy an outrageous event.

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  • Gemini: Geminis are a good match to your analytical Virgo ways because they bring spontaneity to the relationship.

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  • It can also be a little frightening if his tendency towards excess takes spontaneity too far and his behavior becomes dangerous.

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  • Virgos are creatures of routine, and spontaneity doesn't come naturally to them.

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  • Since they tend to be serious, they may not tolerate a lot of goofiness or fooling around, and they don't generally do well with spontaneity.

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  • Spontaneity is also a typical Aries characteristic.

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  • Lacking spontaneity, Virgos are typically more interested in the outcome of something rather than the process leading to the outcome.

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  • Even excessive spontaneity will become routine spontaneity.

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  • Spontaneity and variety keep this couple growing and happy.

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  • Others are drawn to them because of their spontaneity, liveliness, enthusiasm, and flexibility.

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  • Freestyle opens the door to spontaneity and gives you the flexibility to keep it challenging but enjoyable.

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