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#1 2013-07-30 02:21:04

burred
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From: Montreal
Registered: 2008-03-17
Posts: 943

"prison" for prism

Seeing the world through a prism distorts and limits the spectrum of possibilities. It colours what you see. The prism provides a restricted perspective, from the inside looking out. Your vision is constrained, your understanding is limited. And the food is bad, too.

The goal of this discussion is likewise to ascertain the interplay of international politics and international law, as seen through the prison of international governance.
http://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=& … 9olsPLznow

The eternal unity of the character of God—seen through the prison of our fallen thoughts—appeared to be broken up into many parts.
http://books.google.ca/books?id=04QEAAA … 22&f=false

America has become so cynical and opportunistic (in my opinion, largely because of the example of its leadership) that Shelby is seen through the prison of his tribal affiliation and his willingness to do whatever it takes to win.
http://digbysblog.blogspot.ca/2011/06/b … m-was.html

The rights and obligations of individuals are seen through the prison of the sectarian politics and sectarian spoils.
http://ihsanalkhatib.blogspot.ca/2009/1 … nians.html

In fact, viewed through the prison of contemporary nighttime television, the media apparently has little thought for plot
http://www.amazon.com/American-Dreamsca … Descending

Common opponents, viewed through the prison of the Rose Bowl, should have minimal impact in the eyes of pundits.
http://dailyemerald.com/page/15/?s=Kenjon+Barner

In addition- the traverse of tongues, time, cultures and context may reduce the “original” to a beautiful abstraction when viewed through the prison of a crumbling educational system.
http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-pos … ist?page=2

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#2 2013-07-31 13:04:50

DavidTuggy
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From: Mexico
Registered: 2007-10-12
Posts: 1763
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Re: "prison" for prism

It roundtrips, at least occasionally:

I’ve never been in prism, though I did get put in the lock up for being drunk once!

I had hoped for someone being in the prism of one idea, which might have been eggcornish, but I didn’t find it.


*If the human mind were simple enough for us to understand,
we would be too simple-minded to understand it* .

(Possible Corollary: it is, and we are .)

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