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"It makes sense that non-productive ruminations would engage default-mode networks in the brain as these systems enable the brain to 'idle' when humans are not focused on specific tasks," said Dr.
NATIONAL Express cannot be overly happy to hear the ruminations of Sir Richard Branson with regard to the East Coast Main Line rail franchise.
Wonderlust: Ruminations on Liberal Education, by Michael Davis.
Well, maybe they caught it long ago, when the Republican Congressional sweep of '94 sent Bill Clinton into long policy ruminations on school uniforms and midnight basketball.
And here is a reward for yourself after the Xmas break when you swore that those dark ruminations about possible fates for your aged relatives-in-law--and your wife's children by her first marriage would never cross your mind ever again.
These give real-life grit and traction to his ruminations on the season of winter and the dark times of any soul--and to his message, which is simple: Be open.
As the country looks to reinvigorate its economy, the effects of Japan's shifting demography--the plummeting birth rate and rapidly aging population--have been the subject of an increasing number of ruminations.
But adopting Victoria gave her occasion to add another layer to her ruminations. With considerable agility, she balances on the tightrope between asserting the power of race in society and acknowledging that forces other than race may be at work--although those forces are often obscured in the long shadow of race.
Language use spans the gamut from vulgar curses to ordinary conversation to intricate and complex ruminations. "The Whole Desert Island Scenario": I'd bring the short, or the long / Japanese kimono and that Max / Ernst book if it pleases you.
Rather, they are "high concept" ruminations about possible dark futures.
To its credit, Comber's thorough abstractness left the door open to imaginative ruminations on the precariousness of shelter, the untamable violence of nature (earthquakes, hurricanes), and destruction's potential as a creative force.