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Any sentient coach would sense the undercurrents in play here.Don’t make what’s interesting important, Ron Rivera says. Easier said than done for Washington.|Thomas M. Boswell|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Attempting to cling to a solid, immutable core of a self is a fool’s errand because time not only creates anarchy, it provides the unavoidable matrix within which everything—animate and inanimate, sentient and insensate—ebbs and flows.Over Time, Buddhism and Science Agree - Issue 94: Evolving|David P. Barash|December 23, 2020|Nautilus
In some cases—notably the dystopian game show setting of Westworld—the robots’ attempts to become sentient are a rebuke to the moral failings of real humans.
A billion-year-old sentient species may exhaust its options if it stays at home and remains genetically isolated.How Life Could Continue to Evolve - Issue 88: Love & Sex|Caleb Scharf|August 12, 2020|Nautilus
What is the quality of the sentient light they encounter, that “shines not burns”?
Add Jews and Muslims to the mix, and a monotheistic belief in a sentient higher power is practically universal in the U.S.How Liberals Abandoned Religion to the Fundamentalist Right|Christopher Moraff|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Professor Smith also makes the case for future droids becoming quasi-sentient—with pre-programmed sentience, that is.Poll Finds 1 in 5 People Would Have Sex With a Robot|Charlotte Lytton|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Moreover, taking the life of a sentient being is repugnant, a sin that prevents many devout Buddhists from slaughtering animals.
In the world where we are, we see all sentient beings living and suffering in the midst of dangers.
Thus a sentient and thinking being needs but to feel and to think, in order to discover that which is due to him and to others.
It was not my bosom against which her bosom heaved—it was the nearest sentient resting-place on which she could lay it.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
But republican vengeance did not waste itself exclusively upon senseless lime and stone—it sought out sentient victims.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
You never so much as thought of her as a human being, a sentient, reasoning personage like yourself.