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ultimate cause

The remote event or condition that initiated a train of events resulting in the development of a disease or condition.
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Thinkers, engaged in production of a system of ecological crisis, often imagine only themselves, which limits them to the sphere of reflection and completely excludes existence, in the hope that grasping the ultimate causes of ecological crisis is easier than understanding crisis existence.
In sum, I think Hoffman's arguments are more convincing than the alternatives, despite several shortcomings (that will be mentioned below) in what he identifies as the ultimate causes of Western Europe's prowess.
For instance, I agree that political science "is uniquely ill-equipped to make sense of a global crisis whose ultimate cause is spiritual," which is why I myself examined U.S.
Rather than investigating and discovering the ultimate cause of data duplication--inappropriate source system activities or responses, inappropriate joins between data objects, or simply flawed systems --a GROUP BY is blindly slammed into an SQL statement to remove the duplicates that are causing problems, and those making this choice simply move on just addressing a symptom but leaving the disease untouched.
Their cosmo-logical reflections, despite what the authors may claim, have no bearing whatsoever on a philosophical notion of creation, one that recognizes that there is an ultimate cause of existence of all things.
"Vanity of the board not admitting they failed miserably to replace the charlatan since last January (was the ultimate cause of the downfall)."
(1) Similarly, some physicians believe that patch testing can be useful in these patients because of the potential for exacerbation caused by environmental allergens, but there is still no agreement on the ultimate cause. (5) There is a higher incidence in males than females, and in the pediatric population, it is more common among "school aged" children between the ages of 2 and 12 years.
Following a discussion showing that the chief culprit in ending the "bit of a miracle" in 2001 was wage stagnation in the manufacturing industry, Armenter takes up the question of what the "ultimate cause" is behind the decline of the U.S.
Allah Says (what means): "He is the first and the last." (Qur'an, 57:3) The Creator does not create only in the sense of bringing things into being, in other words, He is not only a Starter, He also preserves everything, takes them out of the existence, and is the ultimate cause of whatever happens to them.
In instances where we could determine cause of death, predation (n = 4; 19.0%) and pneumonia (n = 4; 19.0%) were the leading causes of mortality followed by infection (n = 2; 9.5%), and vehicle (n = 1; 4.8%); we were unable to determine ultimate cause of death for 10 (47.6%) mortalities, although we were able to conclude predation was not the ultimate cause of death as carcasses were intact.
Only then we will know the ultimate cause of the tragedy of MH370.
This scholastic notion implies the belief in one God who created the universe and who is the ultimate cause, including no contingency.

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