paradigm shift love


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  • noun A radical change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new one, necessitated when new scientific discoveries produce anomalies in the current paradigm.
  • noun US A radical change in thinking from an accepted point of view to a new belief.


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  • A fundamental change in approach or assumptions. Acceptance by a majority of a changed belief, attitude, or way of doing things.

    Ok so it's 2 words... but this is one of those examples that bring to mind the old song... "but this is tell 'ya brother, you can't have one without the other".

    May 24, 2007

  • Happy 30th birthday STAR WARS! I left the theatre feeling that my fundamental outlook towards movies had changed... Gone was the squeaky-clean future of Star Trek. SW opened my mind to new and exciting vistas of the imagination!

    How has the paradigm shifted for you?

    May 29, 2007

  • 40 years ago "Sargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" re-invented the rock album- or so we are being told in the news lately.

    June 5, 2007

  • "All paradigm shifts answer the amoral craving for novelty". The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

    February 25, 2012