(1) However, the Buddhist denies the existence of such an essence, and this denial leads to the concept of "emptiness." However, as Mansfield cautions, it is easy to get the wrong idea about "emptiness"; it does not mean "nothing," but rather it is a reference to changeableness
, to impermanence, and to dependence.
laboured." (36) And "that in tracing these evils to their origin every man had found it in the turbulence and follies of democracy." (37) Gouverneur Morris, deputy from Pennsylvania, noted that "[e]very man of observation had seen in the democratic branches of the State Legislatures, precipitation--in Congress changeableness
, in every department excesses against personal liberty private property & personal safety." (38) The only tepid defense of majoritarianism at the Convention came from Virginia's George Mason who "admitted that we had been too democratic" in forming state governments but said he "was afraid we should incautiously run into the opposite extreme." (39)
"Mobility" contains a variety of associated meanings appropriate for the description of slave, fugitive, and autonomous movements: the ability to move and to be moved, the capacity for change of place, and changeableness
According to Warley, "in claiming changeableness
and fashion for himself," Drayton genders social mutability as masculine.
Two things in America are astonishing: the changeableness
of most human behavior and the strange stability of certain principles.
Aristotle's unmoved mover, a changeless ontological origin of all being is more closely aligned with Parmenides than it is with inherent changeableness
(if for example he were heracleitian) which I think is implicit in Socrates' attitude.
Moreover, the very notion of a bony, gnarly, rough-hewn Lincoln having the lightness to glide around with the animations and quick changeableness
of effeminacy is plainly untrue, and too ludicrous to contemplate.