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JFK (1991) and The Manchurian Candidate (1962), on the other hand, are based on the premise that democracy is an illusion and Americans are the ignorant pawns of various conspiracies.

As Livy himself puts it: "Thus every citizen was given the illusion of wielding power
friend Severin Schutze, who was a brilliant linguist and whose notes illuminate Tatarî's years in Weimar.

Enhancement Enhancement is also a method that can be employed by the cartographer to illuminate specific elements that aid in map reading.

As a result, the light did not illuminate when the nose gear was lowered, and the pilots had no way of knowing if it had fully lowered.

Westermeyer, pp. 16-18 Soon thereafter, a number of A-10 ground-attack aircraft arrived but found it difficult to pinpoint enemy targets and began dropping flares to illuminate the zone.

Erotic shunga woodcut prints from the Edo Era (Tokyo 1603-1868) were used to illuminate the 48 (the number of sexual positions in traditional Japanese society) haiku -like poems, as were new creations by Yoshikawa.

This does not negate Hobbes' views on rebellion but does illuminate a probable cause for his position on them.

As the character of Tesla walks towards the coil, the voltage that comes off the top of the coil with a huge cracking sound forms a corona that looks like a bolt of lightning and appears to illuminate the globe in Tesla's hand.

Stephen king also uses the works of Charles Fort to illuminate his main characters, notably "It" and "Firestarter".

El Greco is now seen as an artist with a formative training on Crete; a series of works illuminate the style of early El Greco, some painted while he was still in Crete, some from his period in Venice, and some from his subsequent stay in Rome.

At long range, the beam spread is sufficient that it is possible to illuminate an aircraft cockpit with a laser pointer, even momentarily, with sufficient power to cause visual effects such as distraction, glare and flashblindness.

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