THE ROOTS of “OCCUPATION”

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An open discussion of the word “occupation” and the different modes of action expressed in our lives attributed to that word; that which we call “occupation”. With gratitude to my fellows for making this conversation possible. Thanks to AUTONOMY and their support . This is not a “HOW TO VIDEO” it is a course of observation, conversation & perhaps discovery. If you are new to such, please simply joined in and come along with us and perhaps you may enjoy your own discoveries and join us in the conversation in the future.

What is OCCUPATION?

1. Possession; control; tenure; use. In its usual sense “occupation” is where a person exercises physical control over land. Thus, the lessee of a house is in occupation of it so long as he has the power of entering into and staying there at pleasure, and of excluding all other persons (or all except one or more specified persons) from the use of it. Occupation is therefore the same thing as actual possession. Sweet. The word “occupation,” applied to real property, is, ordinarily, equivalent to “possession.” In connection with other expressions, it may mean that the party should be living upon the premises; but, standing alone, it is satisfied by actual possession. Lawrence v. Fulton, 19 Cal. 6S3. 2. A trade; employment; profession; business; means of livelihood.

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Choose the Right Synonym for preoccupied

abstracted, preoccupied, absent, absentminded, distracted mean inattentive to what claims or demands consideration. abstracted implies absorption of the mind in something other than one’s surroundings, and often suggests reflection on weighty matters. walking about with an abstracted air preoccupied often implies having one’s attention so taken up by thoughts as to neglect others. too preoccupied with her debts to enjoy the meal absent stresses inability to fix the mind on present concerns due more to mental wandering than to concentration on other matters. an absent stare absentminded implies that the mind is fixed elsewhere and often refers to a habit of abstractedness. so absentminded, he’s been known to wear mismatched shoes distracted may suggest an inability to concentrate caused by worry, sorrow, or anxiety. was too distracted by grief to continue working

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What is KNOWLEDGE?

The difference between “knowledge” and “belief” is nothing more than in the degree of certainty. With regard to things which make not a very deep impression on the memory, it may be called “belief.” “Knowledge” is nothing more than a man’s firm belief. The difference is ordinarily merely in the degree, to be judged of by the court, when addressed to the court; by the jury, when addressed to the KNOWLEDGE 690 KYTH jury. Hatch v. Carpenter, 9 Gray (Mass.) 271. See Utley v. Hill, 155 Mo. 232, 55 S. W. 1091, 49 L. R. A. 323, 78 Am. St. Rep. 509; Ohio Valley Coffin Co. v. Goble, 28 Ind. App. 302. 02 N. E. 1025; Clarke v. Ingram, 107 Ga. 505, 33 S. E. 802. Knowledge may be classified in a legal sense, as positive and imputed.

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