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While the phases prior to, and after, Phase 15 may contain an amplitude of sexual desire, Phase 15 is without it completely, because it is a discarnate phase.
Instead of diminishing in stature and importance as his discarnate form would suggest, Merlin actually assumes the role of the ultimate Voice of Reason and figures in the comedia in two major ways.
In Christian tradition, where the Fall has theological standing--where it is seen in hindsight as a human disaster of such magnitude as to require the Redemption, the discarnate God's taking flesh in a woman's womb--it should be, if anything, clearer that the effects of the Fall cannot be sidestepped.
To put is simply, a discarnate supersensory hylic ponderable somatic macrocosm that lifts the nebula tectonics to a sphere never before encountered on a rubbish dump.
Some have suggested that these locations are actually haunted, and that people are responding to the presence of a discarnate spirit (e.
There is a deep ambivalence within public choice scholarship about whether the interests that constitute self-interest for the purpose of its behavioral model are limited to material matters, or whether they extend to such discarnate concerns as power, prestige, and leisure.
Is what-is a discarnate power or force which may unify, structure, or sustain the world but which comprehends no corporeal attributes?
A young family in Ellesmere Port were being terrorised by what I can only describe as an evil discarnate presence which appeared in a number of hideous forms.
His persona offers the "picture" of a "fallen" grandfather, the image of "armies of people in the abandoned home, discarnate," and discussions of a place where "people no longer live in flesh," where "the dead come down wooden stairs at midnight.
The Igbo believe that deceased persons inhabit a discarnate realm, but they conceive this as an undesirable limbo from which discarnate souls are eager to return to a new terrestrial life.
Or consider Peter McLaren's claims--which Dwyer takes at face value--that students at the Catholic middle school he studied "`wore' the hegemonic culture of the school in their very beings: in their wrinkled brows, in their tense musculature, in the impulsive way they reacted to their peers, and in the stoic way they responded to punishment," and that there was "a distinct eros-denying quality about school life, as if students were discarnate beings, unsullied by the taint of living flesh.
Cultures inscribed with the idiom of the gospel are cultures made discarnate, de-absolutized, in the incarnate logos, and thus transformed from being our idol or exclusive ally, and our enemy or oppressor, to being our reconciled, rightful possession.