(1) This state of denial is facilitated by conspiracy theories, so common in closed societies.(2) Darren sees all this carefully orchestrated chaos and confusion as a way to unlock closed minds.(3) A vortex may either end at the boundary of the fluid or may form a closed loop with itself to form a vortex ring.(4) Moreover, they saw it as a closed system governed by its own elaborate rules, which it was the task of the structuralist to lay bare.(5) JHis behaviour highlights the dangers of combining a big mouth with a closed mind.(6) Then it was off to a closed meeting between members of the mayoral committee and local councillors.(7) And that's the beauty of using music as a Trojan Horse into closed minds.(8) What is an open society and what is a closed society depends on where one is located in it.(9) A closed system is one that receives no energy from outside the system itself.(10) This isn't to say that secular liberals aren't also sometimes afflicted by prejudice or guilty of a closed mind.(11) Hundreds of former workers at the now closed carpet factory could be at risk from exposure to the killer dust.(12) After Stella's performance, the judges held a closed discussion for what seemed like eons.(13) If you take the whole Solar System and treat it as a closed system, the entropy does increase, just as the laws of thermodynamics require.(14) While the Scheme is a closed scheme no new members may be admitted and the contributions of the Employers will cease.(15) Any model of a single closed state is therefore inadequate to represent them.(16) Upon arriving at the door we were individually told that this was always a closed meeting and not open to the public.