• Noun: everything that exists anywhere; examples: "they study the evolution of the universe", "the biggest tree in existence"
• Noun: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you; examples: "his world was shattered", "we live in different worlds", "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"
• Noun: people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest; example: "the Western world"
• Noun: the 3rd planet from the sun; the planet we live on; examples: "the Earth moves around the sun", "he sailed around the world"
• Noun: the concerns of this life as distinguished from heaven and the afterlife; example: "they consider the church to be independent of the world"
• Noun: a part of the earth that can be considered separately; examples: "the outdoor world", "the world of insects"
• Noun: people in general considered as a whole; example: "he is a hero in the eyes of the public"
• Noun: all of the living human inhabitants of the earth; examples: "all the world loves a lover", "she always used `humankind' because `mankind' seemed to slight the women"
• Adj: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; examples: "global war", "global monetary policy", "neither national nor continental but planetary", "a world crisis", "of worldwide significance"
It's the only sport that's played in every country in the world. It's played and watched all over the world, it's the most popular sport in probably 90% of the countries, and then with the World Cup, you have the most viewed tournament of any sport in the world.
We are the most powerful nation in the world, but we're not the only nation in the world. We are not the only people in the world. We are an important people, the wealthiest, the most powerful and, to a great extent, generous. But we are part of the world.
Now, do I think there has to be shared sacrifice among other nations in the world who want a stable and secure world? Absolutely, there has to be. But I don't think that America can ever abdicate its leadership role in the world because of who we are and where we've come from. We are the symbol for the world for freedom and liberty.
The killer app that got the world ready for appliances was the light bulb. So the light bulb is what wired the world. And they weren't thinking about appliances when they wired the world. They were really thinking about - they weren't putting electricity into the home. They were putting lighting into the home.
As the U.S., the world is questioning why not end it, and so if, in fact, we were to pull out, the world would definitely question why we did this to begin with. But I still believe the world would call upon us for help if they needed it.
If you followed this economic crisis and you do not think that the world is getting flatter, you are not paying attention. We saw the entire global economy at one time acting totally in sync. The real truth is the world is even flatter than I thought. Our mortgage crisis is killing Deutsche Bank. You still don't think the world is flat?
World Affairs Councils are great organizations. They help keep people throughout our country alive to important developments in world affairs and underscore that, in the country, we stay engaged and we are part of the world.
One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed.
We see things in this material world, wherein our bodies dwell, only because our mind through its attention lives in another world, only because it contemplates the beauties of the archetypal and intelligible world which Reason contains.
This is a fundamental view of the world. It says that when you build a thing you cannot merely build that thing in isolation, but must repair the world around it, and within it, so that the larger world at that one place becomes more coherent, and more whole; and the thing which you make takes its place in the web of nature, as you make it.