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Origin of contemplation
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Example sentences from the Web for contemplation
I certainly think that it’s possible to contemplate the boundary between life and not-life from that perspective, and the text, I would argue, clearly contains such a contemplation.The Physicist’s New Book of Life - Issue 92: Frontiers|Michael Brooks|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
I’m sure that somewhere there is a meditation or mindfulness practice that either already makes use of the concept of cosmic scales or should sign up this app right away as a tool for aiding contemplation.The App That Offers Cosmic Awe - Facts So Romantic|Caleb Scharf|October 21, 2020|Nautilus
At a sanctuary in Sabah, Borneo, a young male proboscis monkey sits with his eyes closed in quiet contemplation.Check out the breathtaking winners of the 2020 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest|Rachael Zisk|October 20, 2020|Popular Science
However, we have also evolved the ability to turn off this constant time-keeping, in moments of artistic rapture or contemplation, and that adaptive sense of timelessness gives our lives much of its beauty and meaning.The Neurology of Flow States - Issue 91: The Amazing Brain|Heather Berlin|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
It’s possible to spend the day completely isolated, in quiet contemplation, and feel invigorated.Why do you feel lonely? Neuroscience is starting to find answers.|Amy Nordrum|September 4, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Contemplation and meditation are not just for monks and hermits.
He went, and the experience “launched me into a lifelong passion for spirituality, meditation, and contemplation,” he said.
It's picture that repays long contemplation, and I spent ages in front of it with friends.
Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death is both a contemplation of these facts and a reflection upon living with them for decades.
“Concentration and contemplation are still on the surface,” he explains.David Lynch Discusses Transcendental Meditation in Los Angeles|Sean Macaulay|April 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The shout of Jerry recalled the king from his contemplation of things in general to the lantern in particular.The Floating Light of the Goodwin Sands|R.M. Ballantyne
My heart yearned for that land, but I had to turn from the contemplation of its distant joys to the cold, gloomy reality below me.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
And then when at length I did look at her, I could not tear myself away from such a sorrowful object of contemplation.Marguerite|Anatole France
He motioned Harkness to a chair and resumed his complacent contemplation of a picture that was flowing across a screen.Astounding Stories, May, 1931|Various
Under the shade of the Bôdhi tree he devotes himself again to religious contemplation, and falls into rapt ecstasies.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord