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  • thought experiment - Everything2.com
    m scared but I still want to talk to her I m scared and I still want to talk to her Most people discover that when they say the first sentence the I want to talk to her is shoved into the background and I m too scared is brought into the foreground In the second sentence both parts stay in the foreground In the third sentence I still want to talk to her is in the foreground and I m scared is in the background In the fourth sentence both parts are again in the foreground Construction of thought experiments Thought experiments are usually very easy to construct as long as you personally have an experiential understanding of whatever it is you are trying to teach to somebody Step One Consider how you represent in your mind whatever it is you are trying to explain What do you see hear feel smell taste What is important here and what is not What is in the foreground what is in the background Step Two Ask yourself How can I explain this to somebody else so that I just set them in the direction and they discover it experientially on their own Step Three Try answer from step two on yourself to check that it works If so then deliver it to recipient Step Four Check that recipient understands by asking them to explain it to you using normal conversation al language c 2002 Martin Kretzmann I like it 1 C reality tunnel If you didn t have free will would you know it Do we have to learn to think scientifically in order to find the truth Gedanken Experiment Shouldn t we be praying to Satan Female masturbation Don t touch your brain the one light year pole What engineering

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  • anchor - Everything2.com
    like it definition by Webster 1913 Tue Dec 21 1999 at 21 47 09 An chor n OE anker AS ancor oncer L ancora sometimes spelt anchora fr Gr akin to E angle cf F ancre See Angle n 1 A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable rope or chain and which being cast overboard lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station The common anchor consists of a straight bar called a shank having at one end a transverse bar called a stock above which is a ring for the cable and at the other end the crown from which branch out two or more arms with flukes forming with the shank a suitable angle to enter the ground Formerly the largest and strongest anchor was the sheet anchor hence Fig best hope or last refuge called also waist anchor Now the bower and the sheet anchor are usually alike Then came the best bower and the small bower so called from being carried on the bows The stream anchor is one fourth the weight of the bower anchor Kedges or kedge anchors are light anchors used in warping 2 Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship s anchor as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable or other similar part a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place 3 Fig That which gives stability or security that on which we place dependence for safety Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul Heb vi 19 4 Her An emblem of hope 5 Arch a A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together b Carved work somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead a part of the ornaments of certain moldings It is seen in the echinus or egg and anchor called also egg and dart egg and tongue ornament 6 Zool One of the anchor shaped spicules of certain sponges also one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians as in species of Synapta Anchor ice See under Ice Anchor ring Math Same as Annulus 2 b Anchor stock Naut the crossbar at the top of the shank at right angles to the arms The anchor comes home when it drags over the bottom as the ship drifts Foul anchor the anchor when it hooks or is entangled with another anchor or with a cable or wreck or when the slack cable entangled The anchor is acockbill when it is suspended perpendicularly from the cathead ready to be let go The anchor is apeak when the cable is drawn in do tight as to bring to ship directly over it The anchor is atrip or aweigh when it is lifted out of the ground The anchor is awash when it is hove up to the surface

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  • anchor (definition) by Webster 1913 - Everything2.com
    part of the ornaments of certain moldings It is seen in the echinus or egg and anchor called also egg and dart egg and tongue ornament 6 Zool One of the anchor shaped spicules of certain sponges also one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians as in species of Synapta Anchor ice See under Ice Anchor ring Math Same as Annulus 2 b Anchor stock Naut the crossbar at the top of the shank at right angles to the arms The anchor comes home when it drags over the bottom as the ship drifts Foul anchor the anchor when it hooks or is entangled with another anchor or with a cable or wreck or when the slack cable entangled The anchor is acockbill when it is suspended perpendicularly from the cathead ready to be let go The anchor is apeak when the cable is drawn in do tight as to bring to ship directly over it The anchor is atrip or aweigh when it is lifted out of the ground The anchor is awash when it is hove up to the surface of the water At anchor anchored To back an anchor to increase the holding power by laying down a small anchor ahead of that by which the ship rides with the cable fastened to the crown of the latter to prevent its coming home To cast anchor to drop or let go an anchor to keep a ship at rest To cat the anchor to hoist the anchor to the cathead and pass the ring stopper To fish the anchor to hoist the flukes to their resting place called the bill boards and pass the shank painter To weigh anchor to heave or raise the anchor so as to sail away Webster 1913 An chor v t

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  • angle - Everything2.com
    Angle iron Mach a rolled bar or plate of iron having one or more angles used for forming the corners or connecting or sustaining the sides of an iron structure to which it is riveted Angle leaf Arch a detail in the form of a leaf more or less conventionalized used to decorate and sometimes to strengthen an angle Angle meter an instrument for measuring angles esp for ascertaining the dip of strata Angle shaft Arch an enriched angle bead often having a capital or base or both Curvilineal angle one formed by two curved lines External angles angles formed by the sides of any right lined figure when the sides are produced or lengthened Facial angle See under Facial Internal angles those which are within any right lined figure Mixtilineal angle one formed by a right line with a curved line Oblique angle one acute or obtuse in opposition to a right angle Obtuse angle one greater than a right angle or more than 90 Optic angle See under Optic Rectilineal or Right lined angle one formed by two right lines Right angle one formed by a right line falling on another perpendicularly or an angle of 90 measured by a quarter circle Solid angle the figure formed by the meeting of three or more plane angles at one point Spherical angle one made by the meeting of two arcs of great circles which mutually cut one another on the surface of a globe or sphere Visual angle the angle formed by two rays of light or two straight lines drawn from the extreme points of an object to the center of the eye For Angles of commutation draught incidence reflection refraction position repose fraction see Commutation Draught Incidence Reflection Refraction etc Webster 1913 An gle v i imp

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  • Findings: - Everything2.com
    anchor Anchor bend old chestnut a ship at anchor Wasp waist edev writeups and anchors anchor baby answer a ship at anchor Big Breasts Small Waist anchor design Ashton Anchors Tying a sweater around your waist to make a weird kind of kilt thing Will Your Anchor Hold Sea anchor Anchor escapement A rebel from the waist down anchor store unless you anchor your shoes to the ground Anchor light waist level finder Anchor Exchange Sheet anchor lullabye for anchor baby Anchor shot Sixth grade Maude with a cinch waist tarp on Anchor Blocks Storm anchor anchor space Waist to hip ratio Anchor user Anchor and prop Working anchor Anchor watch Shirt waist If you Log in you could create a waist anchor node If you don t already have an account you can register here Sign in Login Password remember me Lost password Sign up Need help accounthelp everything2 com Recommended Reading About Everything2 User Picks 2016 New Hampshire Democratic Primary Thomas Atkins transfinite induction September 11 2002 Not All Who Are Lost Wandered Super bowl babies Editor Picks The right way to take a bath Shinkansen Types Hunter S Thompson spoon William Faulkner credibility is the only real

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  • architecture - Everything2.com
    New Urbanism United States First Zoning Ordinance Grey concrete buildings Parc de la Villette Paris beautiful buildings Harvard Graduate School of Design From Bauhaus to Our House Greek amphitheatres Superimposition a pharmakon for architects Architectural Photography pole building modular housing Buildings World s 10 Tallest Buildings Great Pyramid of Giza 2480 BC Acropolis 432 BC The Parthenon 432 BC Teotihuacán 800 Westminster Abbey 1066 Tower of London 1090 Notre Dame Cathedral 1250 Chartres Cathedral 1260 The Leaning Tower of Pisa 1370 The Alhambra 1390 The Alcazar 1455 Machu Picchu 1500 The Louvre 1546 Saint Peter s Basilica 1615 Taj Mahal 1653 Wren Building 1697 Home Insurance Building 1885 Eiffel Tower 1889 Bank of China Tower 1890 The Waldorf Astoria Hotel 1893 Woolworth Building 1913 Equitable Building 1915 Imperial Hotel 1922 RJ Reynolds Building 1929 The Chrysler Building 1930 The Daily News Building 1930 Empire State Building 1931 Brill Building 1931 Grand Central Terminal 1932 Fallingwater 1937 Museum of Modern Art 1939 Rockefeller Center 1940 John F Kennedy International Airport 1948 Notre Dame Du Haut 1955 The Capitol Records Building 1956 Tokyo Tower 1958 Seagram Building 1958 Guggenheim Museum 1959 Whitney Museum 1966 John Hancock Center 1969 Kimbell Art Museum 1972 World Trade Center 1972 73 Sydney Opera House 1973 Sears Tower 1973 CN Tower 1973 world s tallest building Flatiron Building Vietnam Veterans Memorial 1982 The High Museum of Art 1983 Jacob Javits Convention Center 1986 Musee d Orsay 1987 Arcosanti Robie House Petronas Towers Kuala Lumpur 1998 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 Computing environment The structure of a computer s hardware and or software system and how they work together Related nodes Computer Architecture software architecture von Neumann architecture von Neumann machine Amdahl s law Operation triggered architecture comp arch Transport triggered architecture Harvard Architecture building software is like building a house The Soul of a New Machine Superscalability Source Whitford Frank Bauhaus Thames and Hudson London 1984 http www architecture com http www GreatBuildings com buildings html Last Updated 06 12 04 I like it idea by Ex nihilo Thu Dec 14 2000 at 4 00 54 Architecture is so much more than the average person realizes It is not about drafting or even building Real architecture has more to do with philosophy and psychology than it does with construction Architects SHOULD be concerened with manipulating the human experience They should always question how their work influences reality By the way any architect who designs primarily in floor plan is not a thinker Floor plans are retarded Designing in section perspective or model are the best ways to design the human experience I like it definition by Webster 1913 Tue Dec 21 1999 at 21 53 14 Ar chi tec ture 135 n L architectura fr architectus cf F architecture See Architect 1 The art or science of building especially the art of building houses churches bridges and other structures for the purposes of civil life often called civil architecture Many other architectures besides Gothic Ruskin

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  • Nothing Found - Everything2.com
    New Hampshire Democratic Primary Thomas Atkins transfinite induction September 11 2002 Not All Who Are Lost Wandered Super bowl babies Editor Picks The right way to take a bath Shinkansen Types Hunter S Thompson spoon William Faulkner credibility is the only real currency New Writeups Eternal September idea by Tem42 2016 New Hampshire Democratic Primary event by Glowing Fish Super bowl babies thing by TheAnglican Not All Who Are Lost

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  • Nothing Found - Everything2.com
    Picks 2016 New Hampshire Democratic Primary Thomas Atkins transfinite induction September 11 2002 Not All Who Are Lost Wandered Super bowl babies Editor Picks The right way to take a bath Shinkansen Types Hunter S Thompson spoon William Faulkner credibility is the only real currency New Writeups Eternal September idea by Tem42 2016 New Hampshire Democratic Primary event by Glowing Fish Super bowl babies thing by TheAnglican Not All Who

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