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  • Accepting the law he distinguishes productive from permissive or transmissive function (p. 32), and, rejecting the view that brain produces thought, he recognizes that in our present condition brain transmits thought, thought needs brain for its organ of expression; but this does not exclude the possibility of a condition in which thought will be no longer so dependent on brain.
  • All of our walks are based on public or permissive footpaths.
  • A different permissive paraphrase is found in Hilary of Poitiers (A.D.
  • A local example of a permissive path is the Wirral Way.
  • We live in the most tolerant and permissive of times; being progressive and open-minded has never been so cool.

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