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rote 1(rt)n.1. A memorizing process using routine or repetition, often without full attention or comprehension: learn by rote. rote1[roht] noun1.routine;afixed,habitual,ormechanicalcourseofprocedure:theroteofdailyliving. adjective2.proceedingmechanicallyandrepetitiously;beingmechanicalandrepetitiousinnature; routine;habitual:roteperformance;roteimplementation;Hisbehaviorbecamemorerotewitheverypassingyear. Idioms3.byrote,frommemory,withoutthoughtofthemeaning;inamechanicalway:tolearnalanguagebyrote. Origin:
1275–1325;
MiddleEnglish;ofobscureorigin. Rote learning is a memorization technique based on repetition. The idea is that one will be able to quickly recall the meaning of the material the more one repeats it. Some of the alternatives to rote learning include meaningful learning, associative learning, and active learning.

The Battle Hymn of the Republic Lyrics.

The Battle Hymn of the Republic
Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword: His truth is marching on. (Chorus) Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! His truth is marching on. I have seen Him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps, They have builded Him an altar in the evening dews and damps; I can read His righteous sentence by the dim and flaring lamps: His truth is marching on. (Chorus) Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! His truth is marching on. I have read a fiery Gospel writ in burnished rows of steel: "As ye deal with my contemners, so with you my grace shall deal; Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with his heel, His truth is marching on." (Chorus) Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! Glory, glory, Hallelujah! His truth is marching …

Three Days Grace - Get Out Alive Lyrics.

Irresistible force paradox

Irresistible force paradox

The Irresistible force paradox, also called the unstoppable force paradox, is a classic paradox formulated as "What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?" This paradox is a form of the omnipotence paradox, which is a simple demonstration that challenges omnipotence: ("Can God create a stone so heavy it cannot be lifted, not even by God Himself?"). The immovable object and the irresistible force are both implicitly assumed to be indestructible, or else the question would have a trivial resolution ("it destroys it"). Furthermore, it is assumed that they are two separate entities, since an irresistible force is implicitly an immovable object, and vice versa. Another common answer is: "The former is consumed by the latter, with an immeasurable release of heat"

The apparent paradox arises because it rests on two premises—that there exist such things as irresistible forces and immovable objects—which can…