predestiny


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predestiny

(priːˈdɛstɪnɪ)
n
predestination; pre-determined destiny
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In An Extraordinary Destiny, Shekhar Paleja weaves together a number of characters' stories, all of them influenced in some way by predestiny and the consequences of a few choices.
Affective dimensions of violence were further complicated by ethnic and religious exclusions, ideas about a collective predestiny, and whether violence, under today's circumstances, is an appropriate form of jihad (holy war).
As I write, it's hanging in New York's Museum of Modern Art, an august context that further amplifies the status of the image and the artist and seems a strange fulfillment of the humble Photoshop file's predestiny.
Her deference to Gu is a sign of the Confucian ethos in the movie which manifests itself over the theme of Buddhist predestiny.
states, "arises in large measure from the fact that God has created us with this predestiny to transcend ourselves, to move beyond our own horizons and that of our surroundings, to share in God's life" (16).
My problemin life has been the constant effort to try to gain new experiences to breakout of my suburban predestiny.
Yes folks, I have seen the future, had a peek at predestiny, a butcher's hook at the hereafter.
Also, because of the influence of the Orthodox Church which espouses predestiny, Russians do not feel a sense of control over their future.
The impact of pedagogic authority is, in the first moment, experienced as a repressive fate in the pre-modern sense, that is as predestiny or fortuna, something to be resigned to because it `always happens to lads like us' (Giddens 1991: 109; cf.