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1) To the non-specialist there is a whiff of inconsequentiality here: the Restoration equivalent, perhaps, of angels on pinheads.
His destruction, in the end, is therefore illustrative of what happens when good sense is overpowered by profound boredom, or when the drive to resist inconsequentiality is taken to extremes.
24) Small gestures of shared knowledge and desire become visible, yet they are so small as to border on inconsequentiality.
Indeed, given the seeming inconsequentiality of the results produced, the author's decision to narrate the scene of torture preceding the battle may surprise modern readers, but the explanation for this choice lies in the narration itself, as the torture is rhetorically sanitized of violence, described as instantly effective, and celebrated as immeasurably important to the preservation of order in Nicaragua.
Needless to say, the ego must progress significantly on the journey of individuation, or transformation, to get to the humility of acknowledging its own relative inconsequentiality compared to the other archetypal inhabitants that make up one's Self.
I wish to proclaim, to extol, to champion, and to celebrate the cause of frivolity, uselessness, unproductivity, inconsequentiality, nonachievement, gratuitousness, irrelevance, and irreverence.
As we know, in those societies defined as the world's margins and periphery (as though these are societies waiting to fall off the edge of the world map), their histories, ideas, philosophies, resources and expertise contradict the assumption of inconsequentiality.
Star continues to rest undisturbed on an empty perch, almost content with its own historical invisibility and inconsequentiality.
I was talking about desire and about the matte-ness and inconsequentiality of this thing out there, this little object, round and shiny and decentering and unavoidable.
The apparent inconsequentiality of the pastimes and preoccupations depicted in Austen's novels alienates some readers--especially, in my teaching experience, young male American readers, a demographic group rather generally resistant to Austenworld's charms.
Although the measures were ultimately disrupted by the wars of the Catholic League, Green-grass concludes that the ideology of reform successfully forged the concept of 'reason of state': "Henri Ill's attempted reformation had a longer afterlife than its eventual inconsequentiality would suppose" (341).
In this way Spruance had six months to understudy carrier operations in the direst circumstances, while escaping the inconsequentiality of battleships in 1942.