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It is this sort of renunciatory interpretation of ahimsa that James Laidlaw memorably described as an "ethic of quarantine." (6) In Laidlaw's view, Jams who lead their lives in such a manner are using non-violence as a rationale for quarantining themselves apart from the violent world around them; interpreted in this way, ahimsa is more of a withdrawal than a motivation to create a less violent world through actions.
Just as Thullananda is greedy on behalf of herself, she is also greedy on behalf of those she favors; both greed and favoritism stand opposed to renunciatory detachment and are manifestations of selfish desire.
It is the performance of the paradox that the ideal of the domestic, when applied to a conjugal partnership in which one role of the husband is to pursue the eccentric renunciatory path, implies that the wife renounce the husband as he renounces her.
I do not completely share this interpretation and I think that neither Wittgenstein nor Heidegger can be reduced to a kind of renunciatory neo-Platonism.
Yet he does so not in a renunciatory way; Vergil indeed even seems to acknowledge the fact that Oct avian provided for the otium that made his studia possible (cf.
At the core of each procedure is the renunciatory experience of loss and the acceptance, not just of a substitute, but of the very means and practice of substitution" (8).
Interiorized as a set of renunciatory attitudes towards the sexual exchange, it also ensures the presence of a divine witness who signals his acceptance of the gift of nay-saying to sex, offered to propitiate and appease him.
His categories, "protest masculinity" (110), "alternative masculinity" (219), "renunciatory masculinity" (131), and "reformed masculinity," are as inadequate as hegemonic masculinity.
From the arrival of Lena, through his emotional reaction to the performance of Dumas' Camille, and to Lena's "slow, renunciatory kiss" (284), Jim seems to be living his own fantasy.
St Dorothy, her head aslant beneath her glittering halo, with the renunciatory smile of imminent martyrdom, gazes at the infant Christ as, holding her hand palm-to-palm, He steps confidently forward with His stoutly carried basket of summer-flowers in mid-winter, the miracle St Dorothy had promised her executioner.
The ascetic and renunciatory movements that arose within this period (Jains, Buddhists, Ajivikas, Upanishadic seers, forest hermits) are thus commonly viewed as registering some form of social alienation, as exemplified by salvation strategies openly oriented towards world-escapism and transcendence.
So easy is it to overpower, in the name of outside freedom, the inner freedom of man." (7) Tagore here complains that Gandhi's conception of renunciatory freedom squelches critical, expressive freedom.