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Recent Examples of synchronicity from the Web
Most faces are studying the screens, watching the hands of the surgeon inside the patient, twisting and turning like a dancer’s hands, moving skillfully around the beating heart in perfect synchronicity.
This synchronicity is also evident in the way that the couple encourage those who stay at Casa Iris to become, if only for a fleeting moment, at one with the world around them.
There’s synchronicity, whether or not people are experiencing something virtual at the same time.
Bands will be evaluated on their stage presence and preparedness; sound, volume and clarity; band synchronicity; song quality and choice; band enthusiasm and attitude; and audience response.
That’s why a detection scheme that doesn’t depend on synchronicity has such great appeal.
There have been weird moments of synchronicity in the lives of our presidents, such as the fact that there is a photograph of a 6-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watching Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in New York in 1865.
The tap duet Peck created, a set of moves with such precise synchronicity that the two dancers almost merge, was a homage to that time in his life and was to be the basis for the rest of the choreography.
Together, Penn and Jones rode rhythm in easy synchronicity, the result of so many years in musical partnership.
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Did You Know?
It happens to everyone sooner or later: A certain number pops up wherever you go; an old friend you haven't seen in 20 years since high school appears the same day you're looking at her picture in a yearbook; you're singing a song and turn on the radio - and the same song is playing. Such coincidences, here described by Thomas Ropp in the Arizona Republic, March 29,1999, are examples of synchronicity. The concept is linked to the psychology of Carl Jung. Jung didn't coin the word (the "simultaneousness" sense of "synchronicity" was already in use), but he gave it special importance in his writings. Jung believed that such "meaningful coincidences" play an important role in our lives. Today, some people even look to synchronicities for spiritual guidance.
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