Whatever analogy we choose, one thing is clear - any group with influence needs people outside that group who will criticise it. In the real world of politics and society, journalists do that - proper journalists who know what having principles means, who aim for objectivity while accepting that it is unattainable, and who are open about who pays them and who they work with.
There is then no analogy whatever between the operations of the Chess-Player, and those of the calculating machine of Mr. Babbage , and if we choose to call the former a pure machine we must be prepared to admit that it is, beyond all comparison, the most wonderful of the inventions of mankind.edgar allan poe
Is there any analogy, in certain constitutions, between keeping an umbrella up, and keeping the spirits up?
I think the Cold War works as a great analogy or simile for different kinds of conflict . It's funny, when you look back at it, it's one of the last times that the boundaries were clear. Now, as we see on 'Homeland,' there are no clear boundaries and enemies.
Yes, in the sense that the negative is like the composer’s score. Then, using that musical analogy, the print is the performance. (Paraphrased as " Film is the score and the print is the performance.")ansel adams
I tell you this story because I think in our day and time, there is no analogy to that horrific action [the Holocaust]. But only to say, we are seeing eclipsed in front of our eyes a similar death and a similar taking away. It is this disenfranchisement that I think we have to answer to.michele bachmann
In calling society an ecological system we are not merely using an analogy; society is an example of the general concept of an " ecosystem " that is, an ecological system of which biological systems--forests, fields, swamps--are other examples.kenneth boulding
The whole analogy of natural operations furnishes so complete and crushing an argument against the intervention of any but what are termed secondary causes, in the production of all the phenomena of the universe; that, in view of the intimate relations between Man and the rest of the living world; and between the forces exerted by the latter and all other forces, I can see no excuse for doubting that all are co-ordinated terms of Nature's great progression, from the formless to the formed from the inorganic to the organic from blind force to conscious intellect and will.thomas henry huxley
In their field they [mathematicians] do what we ought to be doing in ours. Therein lies the significant lesson ... of their existence. They are an analogy for the intellectual of the future.robert musil
Eventually, I believe, current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time.thomas nagel
By ‘strong world soul theory’, we designate that identifies god with the world soul. Finally when we say ‘classic world soul theory’, we refer to a theory in which the entire world is considered (on the analogy of human being) as a cosmic living being, the soul of which is the world soul and the body of which is Nature.
There, however, the medieval or early modern state assimilated most of them, although a significant number of distinctive ancient cultures persisted through such processes of integration Irish, Catalan. Norwegian and others (in Eastern Europe, the Greeks perhaps form an analogy).
Mira Bai belonged to a strong tradition of bhakti (devotional) poets in medieval India who expressed their love of God through the analogy of human relations – a mother's love for her child, a friend for a friend, or a woman for her beloved. The immense popularity and charm of her lyrics lies in their use of everyday images and in the sweetness of emotions easily understood by the people of India.Kathleen Kuiper
Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre , where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it's more like an actor learning a part.
Nationality is the miracle of political independence ; race is the principle of physical analogy.
I have expertise in five different fields which helps me to easily understand the analogy between my scientific problems and those occurring in nature .
Yet the systole and diastole of the heart are not without their analogy in the ebb and flow of love .
Music and politics are in essence about communication . Without over-stretching the analogy I do feel a sense of rhythm is important in getting your message across.
Perhaps the easiest way to think of it is in terms of a simple analogy: hardware is to software as a television set is to the shows that appear on it.
One good analogy is worth three hours discussion.
The business deal is one analogy that captures some features of Caspian energy that a comparison with the 19th century Great Game leaves out: three others are also instructive .
The second relevant analogy has to do with the danger not to outside powers but to the local countries. The analogy is to Nigeria , which stands for the danger that oil wealth will lead to corruption , political disintegration and, in the long term, even economic debilitation .
The third and final analogy is to the position of Britain in the Arab Middle East after w:World War I.
The analogy I use is that 'World of Warcraft' is like going to the mall : you see a ton of people there, but you don't really want to interact with them; you just want to know you're part of the human race. And if you get in trouble , you'll know someone else is there.
Art is not supposed to change the world , to change practical things, but to change perceptions . Art can change the way we see the world. Art can create an analogy.
We often attribute 'understanding' and other cognitive predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars, adding machines, and other artifacts, but nothing is proved by such attributions.
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