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The shift "from signs that dissimulate something to signs that dissimulate that there is nothing" is crucial because the real is no longer what it once was.
This is the sign that there is little disposition to dissimulate among adolescents (Eysenck & Eysenck, 1975)
Again a reminder that what political figures say to different other people can be many faceted, used to argue, persuade, dissimulate, obfuscate, manipulate but very rarely to provide a balanced honest view with an advocacy of a truly legal humanitarian goal.
My office is considering the criminal responsibility of Sudanese officials who actively deny and dissimulate crimes," he said, adding that the crimes in Darfur "are continuing.
We all have a facade, we all dissimulate, and we all get stuck keeping up an image.
To dissimulate was to prevent just anybody from extravagant interpretation; to protect oneself against accusations of heterodoxy; to create an elite community of those who were "in" on the secret--who were sensitive, in Hallyn's terms, to the provocative "perlocutionary" effects of an apparently orthodox "illocution" (23).
We discover that what books say serves to dissimulate, to camouflage (a fashionable word) a mediocre, accommodating life.
Of the "why," though, he knows a great deal: human nature compels us to defect, to deceive, to dissimulate.
6) In his analysis of Butler, Michael O'Driscoll attends to the disservice done both to gender and to the figure of "the archive" when we "eradicate [the] process of materialization--from either the standpoint of a crude materialism or a radical constructivism" (286): that is, we "deny critical access to those effects that are the workings of power" (286) when we dissimulate the archive of fashion statements from which we draw.
1 has gone astray--that its real failure was a failure to dissimulate.
The urge to dissimulate into nature is felt prominently in poems such as "Four Messages," "Notes from a Secret Prophecy," and "Studies for an Estuary," where the body is a border between the human and nature, and nature itself has a reality which is inchoate and compelling behind its surface.