Destiny

Destiny or fate is a predetermined course of events. It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual. It is a concept based on the belief that there is a fixed natural order to the cosmos.

Read more about Destiny:  Fate, Fortune, Philosophy, Literature

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Supernatural Order
... purpose of raising the rational creature above its native sphere to a God-like life and destiny." The Modern Catholic Dictionary defines it as "he sum total of heavenly destiny and all ...
Serge Venturini - Biography
... His poésie du devenir ("poetry of destiny"), lightning and crystal-clear according to Geneviève Clancy who revealed him, is influenced by Pierre Reverdy and even more by René Char, and ... his Poétique du devenir ("poetics of destiny") in his premier livre d'Éclats (1976–1999) with a questioning of human destiny ... livre II d'Éclats (2000–2007) carries on with this reflexion and questions the post-human destiny ...
Stargate Universe (season 1) - Episodes
... Nicholas Rush dials a ninth chevron address, sending them to Destiny, an Ancient starship located billions of lightyears from Earth 2 ... "Air (Part 2)" Andy Mikita Robert C. 2, 2009 (2009-10-02) After arriving on the Destiny, the team discovers that the ship's life support system is failing, and they must find a way to fix it 3 ... "Air (Part ... Cooper Brad Wright 2.447 October 9, 2009 (2009-10-09) The Destiny dials the Stargate to a desert planet which has a mineral needed to repair the life ...
Let's Dance For Comic Relief (series 5 - 2013) - Heat One (16 February)
... Rock Your Body" — Justin Timberlake Saved by the public vote Destiny's Dad "Bootylicious" — Destiny's Child Eliminated Ricky Hatton "Let Me Entertain You" — Robbie ... Destiny's Dad consisted of Hal Cruttenden, Shaun Keaveny and Mark Dolan ...
Destiny - Literature
... Rivas' play that Verdi transformed into La Forza del Destino ("The Force of Destiny") or Thornton Wilder's The Bridge of San Luis Rey, or in Macbeth's uncannily-derived knowledge of his own destiny, which in spite of ... Destiny is a recurring theme in the literature of Hermann Hesse (1877–1962), including Siddharta (1922) and his magnum opus, Das Glasperlenspiel, also ... The common theme of these works involves a protagonist who cannot escape a destiny if their fate has been sealed, however hard they try ...

Famous quotes containing the word destiny:

    I do not speak with any fondness but the language of coolest history, when I say that Boston commands attention as the town which was appointed in the destiny of nations to lead the civilization of North America.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Bright lameness from my beautiful disease,
    You have your destiny to chip and eat.
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)

    Neither dead nor alive, the hostage is suspended by an incalculable outcome. It is not his destiny that awaits for him, nor his own death, but anonymous chance, which can only seem to him something absolutely arbitrary.... He is in a state of radical emergency, of virtual extermination.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)