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For Chesterton, the acceptance of the world and sin are analogous to the acceptance of God and redemption; for, though they differ as natural, philosophical from supernatural, theological truths, they are similar in their shared undemonstrability and moral presuppositions: that neither of these truths can be demonstrated, but both can be known and known prior to and better than anything else, and that the acceptance of both the world and God as the fundamental sources of our knowledge of reality presupposes a fundamental disposition of receptivity, humility, and wonder, make the partner doctrines of philosophical realism and Christian salvation enemies of an empirical, idealist, subjectivist, and hubristic modern philosophy.
And don't be hubristic enough to think you can determine, or even predict, it.
a nomination made during the hubristic flush of the post-Kuwait illusion, has compelled the press and Congress to take another reluctant look at the Iran/contra archive.
The positive feedback reported by Lloyds is welcome, but we have a long way to go if we are to return to the feelgood period of the late 1990s and early 2000s when growth was relentless and fuelled a dangerously hubristic attitude to the economy.
Describing the film, and giving some insight into his quirky side, Glover says it is "the adventures of a young man whose principal interests are snails, salt, a pipe and how to get home while being tormented by a hubristic racist inner psyche".
Obama has the benefit (and foresight) of knowing from the start what his predecessor learned in his sixth year in power, which might mean fewer political and military mistakes, especially the hubristic kind.
Gordon Brown actually won plaudits for admitting that he didn't get the 10p tax affair quite right, but his hubristic mismanagement of Britain's economy passed unmentioned.
The voice-over speaks of the financialization of the art market: Hubristic announcements of art's new status as an asset class for investors who want to diversify their holdings give way to anxiety as later articles announce a crash in subprime mortgage trading.
More pointed, though, than any of the political sketches are the vitriolic caricatures of hubristic celebs making asses of themselves.
In all his work Kolnai sought to puncture this hubristic pretense and to recall man to his proper stature, neither beast nor God, but "person.
The essential argument in favor of the "extended order of human cooperation," as Hayek calls capitalism, is precisely the giving up of this hubristic belief.
When we were forced out of the ERM on Black Wednesday, September 16, 1992, it ushered in a period of dramatic economic growth which, six years later, would allow Gordon Brown to announce his hubristic decision to double public spending in 10 years.