ABSURD


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ABSURDAirborne/Shipboard Universal Recovery Device
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The Absurd Bird restaurant could soon be opening in this remaining empty unit at intu Eldon Square in Newcastle
But what is absurd is the confrontation of this irrational and the wild longing for clarity whose call echoes in the human heart.
As the royal couple met veterans my thoughts turned to the dangerously absurd Edward VIII, the Duke of Windsor, whose Nazi sympathies obliged Winston Churchill to ship him off to the Bahamas to become Governor.
Yes, wisdom is a must for people to penetrate the absurd nature of existence, to realize the vanity of humanity, and to detect the dislocation between people desire and social reality.
Evaluative consistency principle and distraction predict an interaction between consumers' PCA and the presence or absence of an absurd ad on consumers' responses.
Absurd Person Singular features Lisa Kay, best known for her lead role as Nurse Carol Cassidy in ITV1's Heartbeat.
Commenting on Neil Carrick, Cornwell agrees that Kharms's work constitutes a form of 'negative ontology, but an absurdist theology' (Daniil Kharms: Theologian of the Absurd (Birmingham, Department of Russian Language and Literature, University of Birmingham, 1998), p.
absurd is used when something is not in keeping with common sense, good reasoning, or accepted ideas.
Adams's fantastical world indeed reflects Barrett's contention that "Man's existence is absurd in the midst of a cosmos that knows him not; the only meaning he can give himself is through the free project that he launches out of his own nothingness" (Barrett, 1962:247).
He said: "To have non-nationals representing a country is absurd.
Your hostile tender of $62, at this time, seems absurd," Icahn said in his letter.
But in a toe-to-toe competition in this week's hot Thursday time slot, people will have to choose between TedMo'Ma and something so wild and outrageous it's almost absurd to write about it: Leslie and the Ly's at John Henry's.