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This page is about the religious concept of Tyranny. See tyrant for a political science description. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Tyranny is oppressive power. Grace is enabling power. These two powers are in opposition to each other! Just like good is in opposition to evil. Satan’s power is manifested through tyranny and God’s power is manifested through grace. Good may mean: Look up good in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In religion and ethics, Evil refers to the bad aspects of the behaviour and reasoning of human beings —those which are deliberately void of conscience, and show a wanton penchant for destruction. ... Gustave Dorés depiction of Satan from John Miltons Paradise Lost Satan, from the Hebrew word for accuser (Standard Hebrew: , Satan Tiberian Hebrew ; Koine Greek: , Satanás; Aramaic: , ; Arabic: , , Geez: Sāyṭān), is a term with its origins in the Abrahamic faiths which is traditionally applied to... This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... Look up Grace in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Further explanation: tyranny is coercion (i.e. going against someone’s will to choose). Coercion is the practice of compelling a person to act by employing threat of harm (usually physical force, sometimes other forms of harm). ...


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In history the use of tyranny made it so women did not have a voting voice. (See women's suffrage) The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In history the use tyranny made certain humans slaves to other humans. (See slavery) To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...


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Tyranni - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (94 words)
The suborder Tyranni (the suboscines) of passerine birds include about 1,000 fairly primitive species, the large majority of which are South American.
These have a less developed vocal structure than the songbirds in the suborder Passeri, the oscine passerines.
Mitochondrial DNA studies have confirmed that the Tyranni and Passeri suborders are genetically distinct.
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