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A lever and a place to stand

Richard Rohr

A lever and a place to stand

the contemplative stance, the active prayer

by Richard Rohr

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Published by HiddenSpring in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

StatementRichard Rohr ; foreword by James Martin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV5091.C7 R643 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24479529M
ISBN 109781587680649
LC Control Number2010040605
OCLC/WorldCa667213136


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According to legend, Archimedes ( B.C.E.) once famously said "Give me a place to stand, and I shall move the Earth with it" when he uncovered the physical principles behind the lever.

While it would take a heck of a long lever to actually move the world, the statement is correct as a testament to the way it can confer a mechanical advantage. Archimedes died c.

BC during the Second Punic War, when Roman forces under General Marcus Claudius Marcellus captured the city of Syracuse after a two-year-long ing to the popular account given by Plutarch, Archimedes was contemplating a mathematical diagram when the city was captured. A Roman soldier commanded him to come and meet General Marcellus but he declined, Born: c.

BC, Syracuse, Sicily, Magna Graecia. A lever can be used as a player-switchable redstone power source. Placement A lever can be attached to the top, side, or bottom of any full solid opaque block (stone, dirt, blocks of gold, etc.), or to the top of an upside-down slab or upside-down stairs (but not to the bottom of a right-side-up slab or stairs).

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