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The statement saw this as apparent disrespect of the state government who "was keen to attend the meeting and ensure its success in order to satisfy desires of all parties".
However, the top 10 among them also "delivered more to today's finicky, frugal and fast-moving consumers," the company noted, and "provide new options that serve cross-occasion eating behaviors, support proactive wellness efforts and satisfy desires for intelligent indulgence.
A committee assigned to consider the different options took public input into account and decided that a child-care facility would meet a need in the community and satisfy desires to keep the building for public use.
He says: ``Masks are created across the world to satisfy desires and meet challenges to survive and develop.
MASKS are created across the world to satisfy desires and meet challenges, to survive and develop, to maintain identity or to rediscover it.
SEARLE: Well, it's difficult to summarize, but it's something like this: in practical rationality, essentially we have thought that practical reasoning - reasoning about what to do - was in the end reasoning about how to satisfy desires.
But if we take this "unification" project seriously, two significant problems arise:(6) (1) What unity will there be between the activity of seeking unity, of questioning one's desires, on the one hand, and the equally normal activity of seeking to satisfy desires, on the other?
As for the other point of view that I have mentioned - the point of view of seeking to satisfy desires - it will not yield unity with the activity of questioning desires, since in seeking to satisfy desires one takes their status as goals for granted.
In both cases, the explanation assumes that the purposes of beliefs are to satisfy desires and that actions based on true beliefs will satisfy the desires they are aimed at (p.
On Regan's construal, losing an arm is more of a harm than stubbing one's toe (because it frustrates more of one's desires), but death is always the worst harm an individual can suffer because it completely destroys one's capacity to form and satisfy desires.
But Regan reasons that although death is always the greatest harm which any individual can suffer (because it forecloses all of that individual's opportunities for desire formation and satisfaction), death to a normal human being is noncomparably worse than death to any nonhuman animal, because a normal human being's capacity to form and satisfy desires is so much greater.