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ponderance

(ˈpɒndərəns) or

ponderancy

n
weight or significance
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This antihumanist/structuralist position is the very reason why Althusser suggested in his 1966 essay that "the masses can only act in mass organizations" ("Cultural Revolution" 8), although he embraces their ponderance as the conductor of ideological revolution at the same time.
The second of its two sentences justifies the proposition set forth in the first, and is written in an Italian worthy of a specialist in jurisprudence, but somewhat out of the reach of the non-specialist, endowing the pronouncement with added ponderance. It reads:
13, 2011) at *11 ("the Government did not prove, by a pre- ponderance of the evidence, that Alex Oliva was using a propane torch on the cargo pump of the EMC 423 at the time of the incident").
The study by Ayoub Filali et al also mentioned a pre ponderance in this age group accounting for 70% cases.
Des Moines, IA, May 10, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Many men today, facing the daunting abyss better known as Middle-Age, find themselves searching for the answers to important questions such as "why the excessive unexpected gas?" or "how did I end up with a mini-van?" Maybe it's a ponderance of how to deal with their aging parents or how to handle that horny teenage kid that's about to take their daughter on her first date.
And in the 1990s, on the side of large environment, that is to say the first kind of environment problems, people in our country have begun to be aware of the ponderance of these problems, such as desertification, sand calamity , grassland's perish and degradation, land subsidence and sinking, seawater encroachment, the pollution of offshore environment, earthquake ect.
But even the most hip parents (and grandparents) will get the message: this is a not always brave new world of private ponderance.
This alone is an interesting ponderance, and raises questions of its own.
As part of the new-found freedom of the liminoid, as opposed to a more normative "truly liminal" rite of passage in the past, he asserts the liminoid as a period of increasingly cogitating appreciation of art: he says that being in a theatre amounts to a playful mode of reflection, of thought, ponderance, rational problematisation, and so on (Turner, 1979:466, 494).
Both believed in the peculiar idea that "the word alone gives birth to the thing." (14) Following this weighty ponderance, politics, being a thing, found its "abode" in language--and not vice-versa.
The new paradigm, or a hint of it, emerges "all at once, sometimes in the middle of the night, in the mind of a man deeply immersed in crisis" (p.90), and it comes after much resistance and ponderance, not likely to flee once again out of view.
"Marvel Comics 'Civil War' and the 'War on Terror'." Ponderance (2006): <http://ponderance.blogspot.com/2006/07/marvel-comics-civil-war -and-war-on.html>.