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1) Hermann Broch, "Evil in the Value System of Art," Geist and Zeitgeist: The Spirit in an Unspiritual Age.
Whatever small comfort it may offer its adherents, Zvyagintsev portrays the Russian Orthodox Church as an essentially unspiritual extension of a governing system maintained through deception, intimidation, and control.
This is a helpful contribution to the mundane considerations that dominate public discourse and to the typically unspiritual rationales put forward in consideration of public policy pertaining to the health of political economy.
And then there are those who are pretty sure that they are OK with God, and your job is to fix it for those other poor, suffering, unspiritual, sinful folks.
The latter especially was taken to embody an unspiritual view of humans.
You should love God unspiritually, that is, your soul should be unspiritual and stripped of all spirituality, for so long as your soul has a spirit's form, it has images, and so long as it has images, it has a medium, and so long as it has a medium, it has not unity or simplicity.
Eating anything by killing is irreligious, unspiritual and unaesthetic.
A behind-the-scene glimpse, though, throws light on a rather unspiritual picture, one that reflects an alarming corrosion of secular values that is quite out of line with Jammu's characteristic tolerance of cultural diversity.
The author of the Elixir manuscripts invents a wrong-headed, unspiritual protagonist, one who "casts a conflicted but unmistakably disapproving eye on the boldest productions of Hawthorne's earlier career" (115).
I was ashamed of myself in hindsight; if my former self had viewed her choice as unspiritual, I know now that my own rush to judge her was that and more.
the whole carnal and unspiritual appearance, seeming like a devilish mockery of Lucy's sweet purity," she has become a "Thing," a nightmarish simulacrum of the original human Lucy (190).
The description of the undead Lucy summarizes the most conspicuous elements of vampirization: she is "like a nightmare of Lucy", with "pointed teeth", a "bloodstained, voluptuous mouth"-all in all, a "carnal and unspiritual appearance, seeming like a devilish mockery of Lucy's sweet purity" (Stoker 2002: 221).