use prophecies in a sentence.
Self-fulfilling prophecies, they're called.
Self-fulfilling prophecies are a bitch.
Not too many prophecies ended up being fulfilled from these illustrations, though.
There weren't any prophecies behind YC.
Yep, and it has the same cable news echo-chamber effect of creating self-fulfilling prophecies off weak fundamentals.
It's more that prophecies tend to become common sense 25 years in the future (Jobs first spoke of this in the early 80s).
Also, there's a tendency for these types of rules to become self-fulfilling prophecies.
But a non-believer can attack that axiom through historical record or the definition of divinity and point out how Jesus fell short (prophecies, etc).
Prior to the dead sea scrolls people would speculate the prophecies in Daniel were written after the fact.
Ever heard of self-fulfilling prophecies?
I never was a fan of Star-Wars, but after watching the prequels my thought was that the Jedis deserved their fate for not taking prophecies literally or not knowing basic math.
My overseas Indian co-workers kept talking about 2012 doomsday prophecies, and I just pointed them to NASA's 2012 page and it seemed to work and they appreciated the information.
This is a cute story, but recessions are not self-fulfilling prophecies.
Fortunately, free market economists, such as the Austrian School and the Chicago School are so marginalized by the dominant neo-Keynsians that you can't make the claim that they have had enough influence to make their predictions into self fulfilling prophecies!