The contagion of embarrassment is a function of the fact that the display of embarrassment can itself be embarrassing...Certain depicted emotions, like embarrassment, because contagious and vicariously experienceable
, prompt the reproduction of themselves in the viewer; other emotions cannot reproduce themselves (Miller, 79).
While these failures of vision can be attributed to the trauma of her rejection, they remind us of how the classical imperative of proper closure, typified by the wedding, makes for the only recognizable (and experienceable
) form of narrativity.
Instead, Nagarjuna argues that although all mental and material processes are fundamentally empty of any inherent entitiness, they are dependently-co-arisen and therefore are functional and experienceable
. He takes pain to emphasize that emptiness (sunyata) does not mean, contrary to unfair popular misconception, that nothing exists or that everything is really nothingness like a vacuum or void.
of his person and a range of values in principle experienceable
In relation to Yolngu culture in northeast Arnhem Land, Tamisari (1998: 259) argues that 'knowledge is released from inside to outside by rendering images risible, accessible and thus experienceable
' (emphasis added).
The quotation from Whorf given above is also useful as a kind of warning about what we lose if we are monolingual: the particular 'takes' on our experience our language gives us, the peculiar intermeshing it sets up between what is not us and us, only begin to be experienceable
when we learn other languages.
The same scholar also refers to the Theravada sources according to which nibbana is "positive, experienceable
, indescribable, and supreme, the most worthwhile" (NCP, p.
It is within the phenomenal or experienceable
realm that language has developed and it is to this that it literally applies.
This is complicated by the fact that we only have symbols for finite occasions: since the processes transcending consciousness are not experienceable
from within and since for the purposes of characterizing their structures we have no other symbols available than those developed on the occasion of other finite experiences, there results conflicts of expression.
These two contrasting concepts of necessity, the older "metaphysical" notion as pertaining to objects, the newer "critical" notion as pertaining to judgments, that is, to some experienceable
fact caught under the determinate form of conceptualization, are reflected in Hegel's first two conceptions of necessity, "formal" and "relative" (or "real"), respectively.