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There’s one mission called “Sinnerman” that is the game’s most shocking, vulgar, and simultaneously its most thought provoking.
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.
But she gave that all up to focus on her own art—her raunchy, thought-provoking rap lyrics.
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.
Every war, even those reluctantly entered, may need some passion-provoking incident to force action.
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