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microcosm

, microcosmos
man regarded as epitomizing the universe
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We are being cautioned to also pay close attention to the microcosmic world.
Yet, remarkably, his is a microcosmic example of what most queer men and women have to undergo in a culture of 'heterosexism' -- a societal skew in favour of opposite-sex sexuality and relationships.
The abiding mood is one of genesis and renewal--whether microcosmic or macrocosmic--and Kahn carries this through to the innovative ways in which he configures the ritual items for the shul, from the doors of the Torah ark to the Omer counter which Jews use to mark the days between Passover and Shavuot.
This is a microcosmic example of a society and a profession in transition that will interest both medical and social historians.
The microcosmic world of the betting shop has evolved unrecognisably from the clandestine, blacked-out establishment of bygone days to today's base on which employees can establish progressive and diverse careers.
Millbury is a microcosmic snapshot of what we do," said Mr.
Can read this sentence: "The result is an infinite microcosmic regress of representations of the unrepresentable--of the impossible attractor state of oneness and rest .
While this brief introduction of only two pages contributes nothing new to our understanding of the essence of Indian artistic adventure, it also does not elucidate the purpose of the exercise, which surely is to draw the viewers' attention to the microcosmic details that make an Indian work of art so fascinating and challenging.
For 30 seconds or so at this particular bus stop at a main Jerusalem intersection, I realized that this one small place was the microcosmic representation of all the contradictions, tensions and divisions that characterize Jerusalem.
Abul Hasan said: "Our growth today is microcosmic of the challenges and opportunities in the region.
An early 1960s audition film for the Juilliard School, it provided a microcosmic view of a choreographic career to come.
In fact, Afghanistan is a microcosmic reflection of the extraordinary ethnic and religious diversity in Central Asia which serves both to bind the region together and to divide its inhabitants.