His Eye Is on the Sparrow
"His Eye Is on the Sparrow" is a Gospel hymn. Although today it is a staple of African-American worship services, the song was originally written in 1905 by two white songwriters, lyricist Civilla D. ...
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Turkeys voting for Christmas
Turkeys voting for Christmas is an English idiom used as a metaphor or simile (in the construct "like turkeys voting for Christmas") in reference to an apparently suicidal ("death-wish") choice, espe...
Birds of a feather (computing)
In computing, BoF (birds of a feather) can refer to:
The first use of this term among computer specialists is uncertain, but it was employed during DECUS conferences and may have been used at SHAR...
The birds and the bees
"The birds and the bees" is an English-language idiomatic expression and euphemism that refers to courtship and sexual intercourse. The "birds and the bees talk" is generally the event in most childr...
Cyclic model
A cyclic model (or oscillating model) is any of several cosmological models in which the universe follows infinite, or indefinite, self-sustaining cycles. For example, the oscillating universe theory ...
Duck test
A mallard, walking like a duck (with chicks)Duck test is a humorous term for a form of inductive reasoning. This is its usual expression: The test implies that a person can identify an unknown ...
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Albatross (metaphor)
The word albatross is sometimes used metaphorically to mean a psychological burden that feels like a curse.It is an allusion to Samuel Taylor Coleridge's poem The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (1798). I...
Ostrich effect
In behavioral finance, the ostrich effect is the avoidance of apparently risky financial situations by pretending they do not exist. The name comes from the common (but false) legend that ostriches bu...
Saṃsāra
Saṃsāra (Sanskrit: संसार) (in Tibetan called khor ba "སམསར", pronounced /kɔrwɔ/, meaning "continuous flow" and in Sinhala called sangsāra "සංසාර" meaning "eternal cycle"), is the repeating cycle of bi...
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Chicken or the egg
The chicken or the egg causality dilemma is commonly stated as "which came first, the chicken or the egg?" To ancient philosophers, the question about the first chicken or egg also evoked the questio...
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Creationism
Creationism is the belief that the Universe and Life originate "from specific acts of divine creation." For young Earth creationists, this includes taking a Biblical literalism to the Genesis creation...
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Evolution
The evolutionary history of life on Earth traces the processes by which living and fossil organisms have evolved since life on the planet first originated until the present day. Earth formed about 4.5...
Eternal return
Eternal return (also known as "eternal recurrence") is a concept that the universe has been recurring, and will continue to recur, in a self-similar form an infinite number of times across infinite ti...
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