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She says she no longer thinks of God as a personified being pulling the puppet strings.
JULIEN BAKER QUESTIONED HER FAITH. MUSIC HELPED HER EMBRACE THE UNCERTAINTY.SONIA RAOFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The satirical twist is that all the footage shown as real is, of course, deepfaked, while all the footage labeled fake is either real or played by puppets.
THE CREATORS OF SOUTH PARK HAVE A NEW WEEKLY DEEPFAKE SATIRE SHOWKAREN HAOOCTOBER 28, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Computer-programmed light pulses can then target these newly light-sensitive neurons in a particular region of the brain and control their activity like puppets on a string.
SCIENTISTS FOUND A NEW WAY TO CONTROL THE BRAIN WITH LIGHT—NO SURGERY REQUIREDSHELLY FANOCTOBER 13, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
He’d look at the wrong target, knowing it was wrong, but still stare at it like a puppet.
HOW SCIENTISTS INFLUENCED MONKEYS’ DECISIONS USING ULTRASOUND IN THEIR BRAINSSHELLY FANMAY 27, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Here’s what the actor Geena Davis — by the way, she prefers “actor” to “actress” — here’s what she told us about the beloved educational series with a cast of puppet characters.
DOES HOLLYWOOD STILL HAVE A PRINCESS PROBLEM? (EP. 394)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 24, 2019FREAKONOMICS
The puppet had been torn from Mazaroff's hands; those compromising papers had vanished from Countess Saens's drawer.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
I have heard of puppet rulers before—woman whom I am delighted to learn has a human heart after all.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
A number of persons were assembled in the tap-room of the inn, where a man was exhibiting a puppet-show.
RUDY AND BABETTEHANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN
If you would call me puppet to-morrow, we might strike a balance and find—what should we find?
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Falser than the Bank of Fancy, frailer than a shilling glove, Puppet to a father's anger, minion to a nabob's love!
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUPPET

  • apple-polisher
  • ass-kisser
  • assenter
  • bootlicker
  • brownnose
  • camp follower
  • doormat
  • fawner
  • flatterer
  • flunky
  • groveler
  • kowtower
  • lackey
  • minion
  • pawn
  • puppet
  • sheep
  • stooge
  • sycophant
  • toady
  • underling
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