And she kicks off her new film, paradise, with a doozy: “There is no God!”
As Safran Foer describes it, paradise is one of the ideal, ethical slaughterhouses.
Now there was doubt in the forest, blood on the slopes of paradise.
"Monaco looks like a paradise from the outside, but as Grace Kelly found out, it is also a prison," he says.
But on the day he died, she wrote a single word in her diary: paradeisos, the Greek word for paradise.
She had felt his arms warm and close and strong about her, and had not known whether she was in paradise or in purgatory.
This God of his is the fault-finder of eternity, the miser of paradise.
The paradise jacamar (galbula paradisea) frequents the more open parts of the forest, and is generally found in pairs.
Birds of every variety of song and plumage found here their paradise.
The last three days have been a composition of Gehenna and paradise.
late 12c., "Garden of Eden," from Old French paradis "paradise, Garden of Eden" (11c.), from Late Latin paradisus, from Greek paradeisos "park, paradise, Garden of Eden," from an Iranian source, cf. Avestan pairidaeza "enclosure, park" (Modern Persian and Arabic firdaus "garden, paradise"), compound of pairi- "around" + diz "to make, form (a wall)."
The first element is cognate with Greek peri- "around, about" (see per), the second is from PIE root *dheigh- "to form, build" (see dough).
The Greek word, originally used for an orchard or hunting park in Persia, was used in Septuagint to mean "Garden of Eden," and in New Testament translations of Luke xxiii:43 to mean "heaven" (a sense attested in English from c.1200). Meaning "place like or compared to Paradise" is from c.1300.
a Persian word (pardes), properly meaning a "pleasure-ground" or "park" or "king's garden." (See EDEN.) It came in course of time to be used as a name for the world of happiness and rest hereafter (Luke 23:43; 2 Cor. 12:4; Rev. 2:7). For "garden" in Gen. 2:8 the LXX. has "paradise."