from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Being the very one; identical: the same boat we rented before.
- adj. Similar in kind, quality, quantity, or degree.
- adj. Conforming in every detail: according to the same rules as before.
- adj. Being the one previously mentioned or indicated; aforesaid.
- adv. In the same way: The words sale and sail are pronounced the same.
- pro. Someone or something identical with another.
- pro. Someone or something previously mentioned or described.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; numerically identical.
- adj. Similar, alike.
- adj. Used to express the unity of an object or person which has various different descriptions or qualities.
- adj. A reply of confirmation of identity.
- pro. The identical thing, ditto.
- pro. Something similar, something of the identical type.
- pro. It or them, without a connotation of similarity.
- adv. Together.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged.
- adj. Of like kind, species, sort, dimensions, or the like; not differing in character or in the quality or qualities compared; corresponding; not discordant; similar; like.
- adj. Just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Identical numerically; one in substance; not other; always preceded by the definite article or other definitive word (this or that).
- Of one nature or general character; of one kind, degree, or amount: as, we see in men everywhere the same passions and the same vices; two flames that are the same in temperature; two bodies of the same dimensions; boxes that occupy the same space.
- Just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned or denoted: often used for the sake of emphasis or to indicate contempt or vexation.
- However; nevertheless; still; yet: used to introduce a reservation, explanation, or fact not in conflict but in contrast with what has been said.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. same in identity
- adj. equal in amount or value
- n. a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
- adj. closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree
- adj. unchanged in character or nature
- n. the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula
It's as if the title and article you quoted in your post has now been replaced with a new title and article about the same subject, and the search function using the term "BULLETIN:" on Strieber's site, which pulls up this new article, seems to be in the _same place_ as what I have to presume was the original, belief-biased article.
This state of affairs would seem to be a case of parallel but nonunified sets of conscious states had by the same subject, in some good sense of the term ˜same subject™.
As Locke has it, being the same person just is having the ˜same consciousness™.
Obviously not at the same high level that you do, but just the same
- This enemy who tells you that you are both supposed to be worshiping the same white Christian God that-you are told-stands for the _same_ things for _all_ men!
Congress derives its power to suppress this _actual_ insurrection, from the same source whence it derived its power to suppress the _same_ acts in the case _supposed_.
Relative clauses referring to the same thing require the same relative pronoun to introduce them; as, _The book THAT we found and the book THAT he lost are the same_.
Later the same firm of "experts" certified to the presence of three hundred thousand dollars of missing bonds, counting the _same_ bundle, not only twice, but five and six times!
No. 1 is illustrated in Ex. 15; No. 2, in Ex. 42 and the first four measures of Ex. 43 (cadence not perfect, it is true, but same phrase-melody and _same cadence_); No. 3 is seen in Ex. 44
We might suppose that when two persons look at the same object they would get the _same impression_, but this is not true at all.