The essay's title, "On Death and Its Relation to the Indestructibility
of Our Inner Nature," will strike the reader as curious until he recognizes that, for Schopenhauer, what is indestructible, constituting an inner nature or essence, is not individuality but species-being.
The Birling's conceived indestructibility
is proved a sham as the warm, family home literally and metaphorically crashes down around them.
In Samson's rising from great suffering to strike a blow at the Nazis, Wajda personally repudiated Polish antisemitism, and asserted his belief in the power and indestructibility
of Jewish consciousness and existence.
The fact that Steven, myself and millions of others are still addicted to these brilliant stories is testament to their indestructibility
," he said.
Nothing could travel better in this age of cartoons, she claims, than Marinetti's fictive heroes: "With laughable indestructibility
, they are smashed and stretched in fantastic machines, bullied by natural forces, and ambushed, only to reemerge for a new round of adventures: they beg to be cartooned" (90).
hope, more than hope, that the spiritual essence of dogma would survive all assaults of unbelieving criticism; hope in the indestructibility
of faith and its capacity for the absorption of all human truth and knowledge.
According to the great physicist Erwin Schrodinger (Nobel Prize, 1933), "physical theory in its present stage strongly suggests the indestructibility
of Mind by Time.
As I have stressed, Zionism's use of violence against Arabs was traditionally conceived as a pedagogical device to convince Arabs of the Jewish National Home's indestructibility
, and then to persuade some among them to negotiate mutually acceptable deals based on the alternative of suffering painful defeats.
Here the tempter is refused because he must be: just as Maturin asserts both the tempting potency and the ultimate inadequacy of worldly bonds, he likewise insists upon the supreme worth and indestructibility
of genuine spiritual union.
This unity, indivisibility and indestructibility
of the Church of Christ cannot be separated and divided among Christians, the Holy Father said.
However, the indestructibility
that for decades made petrochemical-based synthetics so desirable has increasingly become a liability.
Though Wiseman took McClane into the 21st century in "Live Free" with the addition of an unwilling tech-savvy partner played by Justin Long, he didn't mess with another thing audiences have come to expect: the man's seeming indestructibility