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On February 29, 2008, BBC reported that Israeli Deputy Defence Minister Matan Vilnai avowed in an Israeli army radio "the Palestinians will bring upon themselves a bigger shoah because we will use all our might to defend ourselves.
She and her brothers and sisters try to help this stranger, all while wondering about the teenager's presence and what possible danger their goodwill could bring upon them.
If we change the climate through profligate use of carbon, it is we who bring upon ourselves and others the consequences of reaping what we sow.
Ranging in tone from the bizarre, to the offensive, to the whimsical, to the demonic, 90 Second Cellphone Chillin' Theater offers delicate bites of how one's life could be so much worse, and encourages the listener to laugh at the misfortunes that selfish mortals bring upon themselves--at least, in the spare moments to be found in a fast-paced modern life.
I did not ever state his name in any public or open forum, fearing that I would bring upon myself a storm of criticism and accusations that I was crazy, greedy and a liar.
Much more recently the pictures of abuses in the prisons of Iraq have induced millions of people to face and reject the wrongs we bring upon our fellow man.
Sheactually swooned and said, `Think of the disgrace you will bring upon the family''' Christopher Lee recalling when he told her he had decided to become an actor.
Above all else is the spiritual havoc which homosexual "marriage" would bring upon society in general and homosexuals in particular.
And she was clearly on target when she pointed out that as a society, we perpetuate "the notion of alcohol as anesthesia, recreation, and aphrodisiac," and in doing so, we bring upon ourselves the destruction of young lives.