indestructibility


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indestructibility

noun aplomb, ceaselessness, changelessness, constancy, continuance, continuity, durableness, endlessness, endurance, everlastingness, immortality, immutability, imperishability, indefeasibility, indelibility, indissolubility, ineradicableness, inerasableness, insusceptibility to change, lastingness, permanence, perpetuity, stability, steadiness, unalterability, unchangeability
Associated concepts: indestructible trust
See also: inviolability
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The desire to teach, help, lead and fully express oneself at this stage of work life arises from the individual's need for indestructibility.
Sceptics pretended that man could eventually recreate the soul as a chemical compound, without solving the Ibn Sina conundrum, namely, how a chemically induced soul could preserve its unity and generate a coherent non-material intellect that ensured its indestructibility.
A postmelancholic anthropomorphism would try to counteract this anthropomorphization of agency by asserting the indestructibility of non-human animal identity.
Crowned with success, fortune, and comfort, Ferrer seems to enjoy an identity partaking of the indestructibility of classical French architecture, hence his wish to stop, look around, buy a house, and go stay there.
Seemingly, Wittgenstein's formulation of the indestructibility of the name, of a word's ability to designate something that can be communicated, even in the absence or destruction of the signified, protects language against complete destruction and ensures one's ability to speak, even in the aftermath of the disaster.
Because with enough time and concentrated effort or just a big enough caliber bullet, a person can become victorious over the suppose indestructibility of "bulletproof" glass.
It wasn't long ago that CDs revolutionised popular music as bands in the 1980s switched from vinyl LPs to the new format which offered longer playing times - 80 minutes compared to a maximum of 32 minutes - and the alleged indestructibility of the product.
Throughout history, oppressed people have been overwhelmed and immobilized by the seeming indestructibility of the military establishment in power.
In particular, it had given them a sense of invincibility and indestructibility.
In this it recalls Agamben's other bare lives of impotentiality, whether the Muselmann, whose incapacity to speak witnesses to the indestructibility of the human, (48) or the unbaptised children who, in Thomistic theology, reside in limbo and thus (like the 'saved night' of an irredeemable creation) outside the economy of anthropo-theo-logical machinery.
Finally, the virtual indestructibility of corn kernels make it an ideal commodity: "Easy to transport and virtually indestructible, corn's dual identity as food and commodity has allowed many peasant communities that have embraced it to make the leap from a subsistence to a market economy .