The idea of changelessness
of time eliminates the very difference between day and night which in turn leads to endless monotony in existence.
That is, why did his conception of changelessness
first appear in disputes concerning natural history when it lent itself so readily to religious, philosophical, economic, social, or political applications?
For Timaeus, it is changelessness
which is ultimately valuable, but since the world is physical (i.e., inherently in motion) such a property cannot apply to it.
Obsession with Britishness and the greatness cargo-cult often has its own weird parochialism: an indurate sense of centrality, and hence of both potency of will and changelessness
, the superiority syndrome once ridiculed in Australia as 'Pommy'.
Thompson disputes the myth of changelessness
in Baptist thought and highlights the change of language about baptism over the centuries.
Both Arwen and Galadriel willingly choose to let go of the illusion of changelessness
that the nearly (but not completely) immortal nature of the Elves enables them to enjoy.
From within ancient and profoundly conservative spiritual institutions for which 'changelessness
was virtue and pride' (p.
In other words, the difference between ancient Greece and the twentieth-century United States may be described textually on the boxes of the Collection, but it is not marked on the body of Barbie, whose physical changelessness
(she has never gotten old, fat, or pregnant) is one of her defining characteristics.
There is a lot to be said for changelessness
, and the landscapes of France seem, at least on the surface, to show it to good effect.
Erich Kolig, another commentator on Aboriginal religious life, has constantly emphasized an Aboriginal dogma of changelessness
and continuity from the Dreaming enshrined in southern Kimberley Aboriginal cosmologies.
Everywhere in Hesperides, and especially as typified by the Sack poems, is Herrick's preoccupation with mingling, changeful changelessness
, eclecticism, and inclusion--his affirmations of the continuity and community of worship and of human experience (Guibbory 86), no matter what the source.
This, Deane argues, 'is a true dialectic, by virtue of which the term changelessness
finds its meaning in its opposite, change; in which eternal recurrence discovers itself through the concept of eternal fixity; the wheel of becoming turns into the phase of being' (p.