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  • v  attribute or credit to

  • Why do we assume that total power is the most wonderful thing we could ascribe to God, even if it means compromising his fairness and his love?.
  • So Pinker draws fire from those who ascribe all ills to the corruption of pristine souls.
  • People in law enforcement, not surprisingly, agree, and aren't willing to ascribe the slide in crime to things beyond their control.
News & Articles

  • Google Is Taking A Stand Against Child Porn
    There are conflicting accounts about the origins of Google's de facto motto. Some say that Paul Buchheit, creator of Gmail, came up with it at a meeting about "corporate values" in 2000. Others ascribe the phrase to Amit Patel, a Google engineer, a year earlier.
    June 17, 2013 - Business Insider
  • Google Is Taking A Stand Against Child Porn
    There are conflicting accounts about the origins of Google's de facto motto. Some say that Paul Buchheit, creator of Gmail, came up with it at a meeting about "corporate values" in 2000. Others ascribe the phrase to Amit Patel, a Google engineer, a year earlier.
    June 17, 2013 - Business Insider
Quotes

  • Rosanne Cash in The Quietus
    Rosanne Cash responded on her website: "It is appalling that people still want to invoke my father's name, five years after his death, to ascribe beliefs, ideals, values and loyalties to him that cannot possibly be determined......"
  • John McCain in Economic Times
    That's why I'm so disappointed by repeated statements by Chinese officials that ascribe to the Dalai Lama views and actions divorced from what he actually represents. Such rhetoric doesn't serve a cause of peaceful change and reconciliation,...

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