unchosen


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unchosen

(ʌnˈtʃəʊzən)
adj
not chosen or elect, that has not been chosen
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Comparing historic and geographic data, the authors show that in Western countries such as the United States, "deaths from foodborne illness have proportionally dropped by perhaps as much as 100-fold since 1900," and in many parts of Africa, where organic and local food is an unchosen reality, "approximately 700,000 people die every year from food-and water-borne diseases" (p.
There is a certain ambiguity surrounding narrative agency here: the task of narrating is at once unchosen and chosen by children of diasporic subjects caught in the "complexities of constructing identity against transnational backdrops" (Petty 6).
We have nursed into being an unchosen force-a force which must be curbed.
For Al-Ghazali, the natural world is, from the divine perspective, one set of possibilities among many that can be chosen and unchosen by God.
To some, Jews and non-Jews alike, this divine designation is understood as a claim to superiority and, accordingly, a mandate to act freely and without regard for those unchosen.
Many, like my unchosen companions at dinner, are world class dullards who are now on the final descent to retirement looking back on lives remarkably empty of any meaningful achievement.
The unchosen are important to the overall world view of Scripture, and it does not follow chat the unchosen fall outside of the economy of God's purposes, his workings, or his ways.
Such a person is indeed a victim of his unchosen characteristics, and we may rightly sympathize with him as he endures this predicament.
Directed toward readers who identify themselves as liberals valuing individual freedom, Baber's argument is built around the view that multiculturalism restricts freedom by locking individuals into unchosen identities, affiliations, and social arrangements, some of which are themselves highly restrictive.
Except in those relatively rare situations where an abortion decision is made in the case of a fetus whose conception was desired but proved to be severely deformed or whose continued development would threaten the life of the mother, most decisions for abortion are taken in the context of unchosen pregnancies.
11) This Article seeks to dispel the mythology that motherhood is necessarily a choice and rather suggests that motherhood may be a form of unchosen suffering imposed upon women by various cultural and legal constraints.
As sisters resisted unchosen cloisters of the body urged by Rome, many continue to oppose what might be called "cloisters of the mind.