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void

Without any legal effect from the very beginning.Sometimes written as “void ab initio.”A contract by one who has been judged mentally incompetent is void. Contrast with voidable, which is something able to be set aside,should the party so chose.

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Buddhists discuss the same issue in these terms: life, they argue, is the "play of energy in voidness.
Wher'eer he goes & all his neighbourhood bewail his loss: Such are the Spaces called Earth & such its dimension: As to that false appearance which appears to the reasoner, As of a Globe rolling thro Voidness, it is a delusion .
Madhyamika and Epistemology: A Study of Kamalanila's Method for Proving the Voidness of All Dharmas: Introduction, Annotated Translations and Tibetan Texts of Selected Sections of the Second Chapter of the Madhyamakaloka.
Human life, therefore, is the vehicle of the highest perfection it is possible to attain; it also generates the karma that makes it possible for the dead man to abide in the perpetual light of the Voidness without clinging to any object, and thus to rest on the Hub of rebirth, freed from all illusions of genesis and decay (Jung, 1978, pp.