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Omniscience

Ea
shrewd god; knew everything in advance. [Babylonian Myth.: Gilgamesh]
God
knows all: past, present, and future. [Christianity and Judaism: NCE, 1098–1099]
Santa Claus
he knows who has been bad or good. [Western Folklore: Misc.]
Sphinx
ancient Egyptian symbol of all-knowingness. [Heraldry: Halberts, 38]
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My dear readers, if God does not share His omniscience with anybody living or dead, how then can the prayers of millions of people from all over the world, directed to or through entities living or dead other than God be known by such entities when they are not omniscient? O, the futility of trusting these entities to answer our prayers!
such a window and does not has omniscient The two steps all over the place Eliaquim Mangala takes for every one forward has surely been enough to call time on his City career, but worries that Otamendi would not be capable of playing three times a week are yet to be borne out.
Rich with historical and cultural detail, Beyond the Rice Fields demonstrates with omniscient sadness mankind's ability to commit horrific acts in the name of tradition, or for whoever holds power at the moment.
Their topics include 50 shades of neoliberal love, the new materialism and neoliberalism, realisms redux: against affective capitalism, fictions of neoliberalism: contemporary realism and the temporality of postmodernism's ends, totaling the damage: neoliberalism and revolutionary ambition in recent American poetry, against omniscient narration: a farmworker critique of neoliberalism, the perpetual 50s of American fiction, neoliberal childhoods: the orphan as entrepreneur in contemporary anglophone fiction, neoliberalism and the demise of the literary, and the humanist fix: how the campus novel sustains the neoliberal university.
"The Discovery of Honey" is an anthology by Terry Griggs comprised of short stories narrated by Hero, its hyper-precocious and nosily omniscient central character.
I too am allowed to believe, and it is far more logical to see that the immense variety of animate creatures on this planet came from the hand of an omniscient all powerful God than to suppose that these teeming millions all evolved from one eyeless, earless, brainless speck of protoplasm, always assuming that water of itself could produce the protoplasm in the first place.
Scott Thumma, director of the Hartford Institute on Religion, doesn't think the technology will be popular at American megachurches where many people enjoy the anonymity that comes with such large congregations: "While God sees everything, we re not sure we want our pastor to be omniscient."
Facebook recently allowed users to change their profile pictures to celebrate marriage equality, but the show of solidarity could also have been an experiment by the omniscient social network.
Rabbi Shlomo Yankel Gelbman was the omniscient and prolific chronicler of the Satmar Hasidic movement and its founding rabbi, Joel Teitelbaum (1887-1979).
12 -- The religious motorcade taking in procession the casket of Omniscient Sacred Relics up to Sandahiru Stupa commenced its first leg in the auspicious time at the President's House, Colombo this morning.
Certainly an omniscient God can tell us whether or not any computer program will halt.
And so the all-powerful and omniscient Santa (he knows when you are good or bad) chooses Rudolph to guide his sleigh through the chaos to deliver his good will.