omnipotence


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omnipotence

[omnip′ətəns]
(in psychology) an infantile perception that the outside world is part of the organism and within it, which leads to a primitive feeling of all-powerfulness.
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Here Southgate explores divine self-giving love from a framework that presupposes God's omnipotence and omnipresence.
This "difference nothing makes" can also help us appreciate what divine omnipotence might mean.
With poor weather forecast for the rest of this week, the Bears have their work cut out to force victory here but such is Maddy's omnipotence since taking over the captaincy, maybe he can even make the rain stay away.
We wanted," director Kusej says with such clarity in an accompanying interview, "to portray a cold, sterile world which is primarily molded by the omnipotence of sex and the 'selling with sex.
The crucified body of Jesus proposes not that we keep theology out of politics, but that we think theology otherwise, by way of another paradigm, another theology, requiring us to think of God otherwise, as an unconditional claim or solicitation without power, as a weak force or power of powerlessness, as opposed to the theology of omnipotence that underlies sovereignty.
Gradually Shannon learns what Georgie already senses as she witnesses what Intersect can do to its greatest players, the price extracted by the process of attaining emotional omniscience and omnipotence.
The "Gye Nyame" symbol, probably the most famous Adinkra symbol, symbolises the omnipotence of God.
The institutionalization of Duchamp's negation of artistic competence with the readymade transformed that negation into a supreme affirmation of the omnipotence of the artistic gaze and its limitless incorporative power.
But that achievement would require both new inventions and new thinking that boldly challenged air force orthodoxy--above all, the deeply entrenched myth of the bomber's omnipotence that even the repeated bitter and costly experience of war had failed to shake.
Focused on visual imagery and detached from social and contextual considerations, the celebrated architecture of our time--and the publicity that attempts to convince us of its genius--too often has an air of self-satisfaction and omnipotence.
We don't question God's omnipotence when we experience some mysterious or undeserved joy.
It gives you a sense of omnipotence which is probably why some people are funny about SUV drivers.