The idea of changelessness
of time eliminates the very difference between day and night which in turn leads to endless monotony in existence.
21) Parmenides' notion of changelessness
entered a society that temporarily lacked vexing problems.
10) As found in Petrarch, Stampa's lyric commemorations of love point equally to its infinite nature, its break with time, and its changelessness
Junk politics takes changelessness
as a major cause--changelessness
meaning zero interruption in the processes and practices that strengthen existing, interlocking systems of socioeconomic advantage.
Francois Bizot, the French anthropologist and scholar of South-East Asian Buddhism, who was twice a prisoner of the Khmer Rouge (including of its most notorious jailer and torturer, the former mathematics teacher Deuch), and who has recently published a memoir called The Gate, remembered the pre-Lon Nol, pre-Khmer Rouge Cambodians as a people infused with a Buddhist sense of proportion, content with the unceasing regularity of the rural round, with its celebrations, festivals, and comforting changelessness
A history professor at Amherst College, Catherine Epstein puts this changelessness
into sharp relief by tracing the rises and falls of some of the most prominent German Communists, from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich to the Gold War to the post-Cold War era.
Some people, not all of them Catholic, think that the supreme task and glory of the Catholic church is to oppose the world, to throw up a bulwark of changelessness
against the giddy whirl of modernity.
Desert environments, he argues, offer "natural tendencies toward changelessness
," a characteristic which Islam very quickly adopted to become an "eternalized" tradition.
29) Changing conditions had indeed made nonsense of the notion of changelessness
Security and changelessness
are fabricated by the ego-dominated mind and do not exist in nature.
Later on, the references to past and future turn out to be dreams and figments: "Never was but grey air timeless no sound figment the passing light" (197); "Never but this changelessness
dream the passing hour" (197).
Canonicity, heredity, changelessness
, petrifaction are represented as the massiveness of the Pyrenees and express the indestructibility of a past that drags down the present and kills its possibility for renewal.