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For that matter most of us would plug our ears if an oracle promised to tell us the day we will die.It’s Not Irrational to Party Like It’s 1999 - Issue 108: Change|Steven Pinker|November 17, 2021|Nautilus
This neurobiological oracle, not deterministic but rather probabilistic, warns about potential dangers and opportunities, providing guidance on decisions to be made.
Vents built into the stone structure, in addition to providing fresh air, may have given the oracle at Chavín a highly engineered voice “worthy of the Wizard of Oz” when the shell trumpets were played inside them.
Her very first sculpture, a metallic chrome unicorn aptly titled “Space Oracle,” sits on a pedestal directly in front.
And, anyway, what would it take to be a Samuel Gompers at Microsoft, Facebook, Oracle, Amazon, or Google?Up To a Point: Robber Barons Make Way For Robber Nerds|P. J. O’Rourke|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A Brit by birth, the eight-armed oracle was born in Weymouth, England, in 2008 at the Sea Life Centre.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Just this week, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said Apple was adrift without Steve Jobs.
The move will take place on July 15 as software giant Oracle leaves for the New York Stock Exchange.
The latter is a square-faced practical man, who is looked up to as a species of oracle by all his friends.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
The League Oracle admits that "a repeal would injure the farmer, but not so much as he fears."
An oracle said that he would not succeed in its erection before a man voluntarily offered himself as a sacrifice.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
There were in Greece two young rakes, who were told by the oracle to beware of the melampygos or sable posteriors.
It is plain that there are more ways than one of explaining such an oracle.
British Dictionary definitions for oracle
- a message from God
- the holy of holies in the Israelite temple