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Either way, Frank Drake’s equation, which has stimulated so many lines of research, will continue to give us a thought-provoking sense of perspective.Frank Drake Has Passed Away, but His Equation for Alien Intelligence Is More Important Than Ever|David Rothery|September 9, 2022|Singularity Hub
There’s one mission called “Sinnerman” that is the game’s most shocking, vulgar, and simultaneously its most thought provoking.‘Cyberpunk 2077,’ three months later|Gene Park|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
Of course, this is less about making money and more about provoking discussion.Forget Your Five-Year Plan: What If We Visualized Humanity’s Future in Centuries, Millennia, and Beyond?|Thomas Hornigold|December 31, 2020|Singularity Hub
This is a thought-provoking list and good as far as it goes.‘Asteroids’ & The Dawn of the Gamer Age|David Owen|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But she gave that all up to focus on her own art—her raunchy, thought-provoking rap lyrics.From Church of Christ to Pansexual Rapper|Tyler Gillespie|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the events provoking this madness are absolutely current.Kobani is Falling to ISIS in Syria. Kurd Protests Explode in Turkey.|Jamie Dettmer|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The outrage that Walker is provoking is of a less exciting variety this time around.Cheese Head Guv's Sleazy Past|Ben Jacobs|August 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every war, even those reluctantly entered, may need some passion-provoking incident to force action.Don't Start a War Over a Hostage|Jacob Siegel|August 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the heart of this people is become hard of belief and provoking, they are revolted and gone away.
Fear not their words, neither be thou dismayed at their looks: for they are a provoking house.
Son of man, hath not the house of Israel, the provoking house, said to thee: What art thou doing?
It was plain that Scotland could not alone support the charge of a contest with the enemy whom Paterson was bent on provoking.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
It certainly does not sparkle now, but it must have come of a witty stock, and have boasted a mirth-provoking pedigree.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman