from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The state of not being, not existing, or not being perceptible.
- n. The state of existing in something
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Inherence; subsistence.
- n. That which exists within; a constituent.
- n. Lack of being or existence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Existence within; inherence. Also inexistency.
- n. Lack of existence; non-existence.
I believe that the inexistence of the universe means that JG Ballard is not, nor ever will be, dead.
Never the murdered finalities of wherewhen and yesno, impotent nongames of wrongright and rightwrong; never to gain or pause, never the soft adventure of undoom, greedy anguishes and cringing ecstasies of inexistence; never to rest and never to have; only to grow.
Now, this new is sort of weird to report only because I think we have never posted a story about Alicia Silverstone since we have been inexistence.
Imagination exemplifies the power of human consciousness because it is a type of intentionality that posits in the same act both the existence of the object and its inexistence, since it “intends” it precisely as a virtual object.
The objectivity of formations, however, is not to be understood in terms of intentional inexistence (Brentano) or in the sense of Platonic realism
One the reasons for that, as I pointed out earlier, was the brutal colonialism of the west that economically imprisoned China for more years than your country has been inexistence.
It features inventors of perpetual motion, theorists who claim the answer to squaring the circle, the inexistence of hell, universal languages, the structure of the universe, medicine, algebra or human sexuality.
Finally, psychosis becomes generalized to all subjects, such that Oedipal structures organized around the name-of-the-father are one way of tying the borromean knot among others or one way of responding to the inexistence of the big Other A.
Suppose that no physical fact involves a thing with intentional inexistence.
The first mark of intentionality recalls Brentano's idea of intentional inexistence.
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