Thereby, supporting it to be atavistic
in nature, which may have served protective function in lower animal and became atavistic
due to erect posture or reduced role of upper limb in walking as compared to quadrupeds.
In 1924, Furuta rejected the atavistic
thoughts because the bone tissue does not fit organically to the form of the penis, instead presenting as inhibitory factor for copulation especially during erection.
This configuration allows Seitler to suggest that "if all instincts are atavistic
, then the Freudian subject is itself an atavism" (45).
Scholars for too long have ignored the role of atavistic
culture in thwarting if not preventing social change.
And although Moscow has pulled back to the two regions it has recognized as separate states, atavistic
hatreds in the region threaten to sabotage the French-negotiated cease-fire at any time.
The collective thinking (if the word "thinking" can be applied to such deeply atavistic
and unthinking mass behaviour) seems to have gone like this: "God, the banks are in a hell of a mess and governments are sitting back doing nothing.
And then, of course, "those atavistic
, soulless, grasping, greedy entities, corporations.
Harald Friedl's exquisitely shot, deftly edited docu "Out of Time" displays an almost atavistic
level of professional craftsmanship ideally suited to its subject: the fate of four Viennese family-run specialty shops in danger of extinction and their elderly owners.
Ireland-Wales triggers some strange, atavistic
impulse that sees me wearing the green, singing the Soldiers Song and supping the black stuff instead of Brains.
So why does a non-Irish, British resident like Dr Jeanette Findlay hold such atavistic
and luddite opinions?
However, in texts we examine below, atavistic
children are actually born.
Perhaps it all comes down to a sense of the "magic" of mathematics--an atavistic
reaction to the realisation that order can be imposed on a chaotic world.