It no longer mattered how they were conceived, carried or delivered.
Menotti, for his part, conceived the idea of a united Italian state under the duke.
At first, as in the case of the child, the problem of the genesis of things was conceived anthropomorphically: the question " How did the world arise?"
At the same time this eternal being is conceived as the all-embracing world-soul from which emanates the hierarchy of individual souls.
The system of Plotinus, Zellar remarks, is not strictly speaking one of emanation, since there is no communication of the divine essence to the created world; yet it resembles emanation inasmuch as the genesis of the world is conceived as a necessary physical effect, and not as the result of volition.