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In early 70's, Levine [1,2] introduced the concavity method and established the global nonexistence results both for parabolic and hyperbolic equations.
It is maintained that it is impossible to compare the harm of existence in a defective state with the supposed harm of nonexistence because we have no cognitive access to the latter state.
The all-events test is based on the existence or nonexistence of legal rights or obligations at the close of a particular accounting period .
We risk building into nonexistence the important links in a green structure which are needed to build a city based upon ecological principles.
Like all paradoxes, this one also contains a grain of truth: without troubling to consider the atheist (a type whose psychology eludes me, because, as Kant observed, I do not see how one can not believe in God, and hold that His existence can not be proved, and then firmly believe in the nonexistence of God, holding that it can be proved), it seems clear to me that a person who has never had any experience of the transcendent, or who has lost it, can make sense of his or her life and death, can be comforted by l ove for others, and by the attempt to guarantee someone else a life to be lived even after his or her own death.
GWYNFOR EVANS wrote in 1975: ``It is essential for Welsh political health to establish the fact of the nonexistence of the allied British nation.
But too many times the author uses phrases like "more correct" (as if matters of ornamentation were not endlessly debatable) and tends to impart too much significance to the musical text (in the spirit of our age, which tends to overemphasize the role of the Urtext), interpreting every nonexistence of a slur as prima facie evidence that the passage in question could not possibly be played legato.
He summed it up in his prophecy for the rest of human history: "Nonviolence or nonexistence.
A second justification used for both the existence and the nonexistence of grade inflation was teaching/grading methodology - in particular the mastery learning approach.
Four years later, Peter Stearns detected a dramatic rise in fortunes: the study of old age in past times had emerged "from virtual nonexistence to its current status as a promising and provocative subfield of social history.
In such a system, one GM plant or affluent enclave can dramatically tip the finding scales and mean the difference between old or new books, large or small classes, or the existence or nonexistence of a school newspaper.
Only if they are caused by these technologies to suffer devastating illness that makes life worse than nonexistence can they be said to be substantially harmed by them.