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In an age of massive impersonal forces, we need an affirmation that we count individually and irreplaceably.
Everyone would prefer to pay a fine and to have their neighbor pay a fine rather than having their or their neighbor's crop fields irreplaceably damaged by livestock.
So rather than picket McDonald's' new outpost in the heart of Rome, or drive a tractor through it a la Jose Bove, Petrini organized a group of like-minded activist-cum-sybarites to simply celebrate all those qualities that McDonald's' inexorable drive toward the homogenization of world taste threatens: the staunchly local, the irreplaceably unique, the leisurely and communal.
It was famously The Day The World Changed and the day the New York skyline was irreplaceably altered.
His death reminds me, too heavily perhaps, of what is suddenly and irreplaceably lost, in terms of sheer knowledge and genteel interaction, when people like him become absent from our world.
This precise feature is one that can be valued intrinsically and irreplaceably.
There will be little enthusiasm in the public mind or in the mills of policy to define the "good institution," to recognize what human ends and needs the nursing home irreplaceably serves.
In fact, their former conditions of existence had been irreplaceably damaged by radiation effects.
People like her aren't supposed to die, and, in her case, not while at the helm, irreplaceably, of the nation's most influential newspaper, not in a critical electoral season, not on Christmas Eve.
I pointed out to the councillor that felling the trees would be a hugely unpopular decision as the unique ambience of The Hayes would be irreplaceably lost along with them.