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The problem is that ethical truths are necessarily true, and you can’t account for necessary truths without in some way going beyond the contingent states of the physical world.The Universe Knows Right from Wrong - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Philip Goff|September 9, 2020|Nautilus
The largest contingent hailed from the SEC, with 10 of the 14 member schools choosing not to reveal the number of positive results.
It’s home to many of the most rabid fan bases in the country, an especially vocal contingent of college football tribalism unafraid to announce, with frequency, that the sport means more here.
This was to some degree contingent upon retailer safety precautions.A Corona Xmas: Why physical stores will power online shopping this holiday season|Greg Sterling|September 4, 2020|Search Engine Land
The main Crusader contingent, however, was able to take advantage of transport ships that sailed directly from Europe to Palestine.History of the Crusades: Origins, Politics, and Crusaders|Dattatreya Mandal|March 23, 2020|Realm of History
Former Texas governor Ann Richards was a big fan of the Texas Rangers, a contingent of which was her protective detail.
Counter-protestors marched to confront the pro-police contingent, separated by barricades and uniformed officers.
“The union did not organize any official contingent to participate in the protests,” Kim said.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 2010 Cuba provided the largest contingent of medical staff during the aftermath of the huge earthquake that shook Haiti.
A notably large Irish contingent took part in the infamous draft riots because they did not want to compete for jobs with blacks.This Week's Riots Are Part of America's Long History of Racial Rage|Sharon Adarlo|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A small contingent of the members hurried off to applaud the successful comic opera of the hour.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
I met him striding toward the building that seemed to be a clearing house for the official contingent.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
A claim barred by the statute of limitations is not provable, nor is a contingent liability.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
They encountered a score of ruffians who had cut themselves adrift from the Gwalior contingent.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Blazer contingent has moved up closer; they pretend to recognise me as "Cousin Bill."