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The Skeptical Witch
The Choir finished the last notes of the worship service. I sit down in unison with 3000 other people preparing to hear the word of the Lord from Apostle Benjamin. The worship service does not touch me. The words of the Apostle are empty for me. My mind is in...
Paganism & Wicca >> Daily Life
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Summary
As we enter into the new millennium, the dreams of a fading era carry us all to an uncertain destination. The modern age has in no way resolved the human crisis, which is not significantly different except in terms of scale and severity, than the tragedies...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Bringing it Down to Earth: A Fractal Approach
'Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, coastlines are not circles, and bark is not smooth, nor does lightning travel in a straight line.' B. Mandelbrot W e want to think about the future - it's our nature. Unlike other creatures, humans possess an...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
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Hypnosis: A Selected Bibliography
Index of bibliography sections Selected Periodicals (14 entries) Edited Overviews of General Theories of Hypnosis (5 entries) Specific Topics Related to Research into Hypnosis. General single-author overviews, non-special-state views, social andexperimental...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Hecate: Patroness Of Witchcraft and Witches
Myth of Hecate Hecate is known as the dark Goddess of the moon. She witnessed the abduction of Persephone, daughter of Demeter. She was able to act as a mediator when Demeter bargained with Zeus to rescue her daughter. Hecate herself, presided over Persephone'...
Deities & Heros >> Greek

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Metaphors We Live By
Make a list of some of the metaphors discussed by Lakoff and Johnson.
SECOND DRAFT COPY Master Metaphor List
The Contemporary Theory of Metaphor George Lakoff Introduction
Brain Metaphor and Brain Theory
The life cycle of the dominant metaphor in a scientific theory demar- cates the life cycle metaphors is said to be the signature of transitions between paradigms.
By Robert Kubey and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHIP SIMONS. IS NO MERE METAPHOR.

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The Daily Dot: Interesting idea, but not a great metaphor
And does the newspaper metaphor really make any sense for an online-publishing venture?
'We know they don't like us' Wheaton Warrenville South, Glenbard West football
Out of that tradition comes a metaphor about climbing a mountain he uses to motivate his players.
The mobilisation is large, but gain won't be equal: Aruna Roy
I have to say that this campaign is looking at a religious metaphor where a person like Mr Hazare is deified and is symbolically seen as one who will deliver. The metaphor is powerful.
US-China Basketball Brawl Becomes an Inappropriate Metaphor
For many, the event became a metaphor for the animosity presumed to underpin the US-China relationship and, possibly, a lack of respect to Vice President Biden.
Cancer: Fighting Words
Also, try as we may, we cannot scour the language of metaphor. “Cancer” itself is a personification — well, a crustaceanification. A malignancy doesn't know or care if it's “mal.

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Metaphor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A metaphor is a literary figure of speech that uses an image, story or tangible thing to represent a less tangible thing or some intangible quality or idea; e.g.
Metaphor | Define Metaphor at
Definition: Metaphor is when you use two nouns and compare or contrast them to one another. Unlike simile, you don't use "like" or "as" in the comparison.
metaphor - definition and examples of metaphors - figures of speech
A figure of speech in which an implicit comparison is made between two unlike things that actually have something in common.
Mar 29, 1999 Metaphors are comparisons that show how two things that are not alike in most ways are similar in one important way.

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