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  • Essential de-cision, when it is carried out and when it resists the constantly pressing ensnarement in the everyday and the customary, has to use violence.

    enowning

  • After pointing out a couple paragraphs earlier the verbal "essencing" element of Wesen, as different from the metaphysical static understanding of essence, I was surprised to find that Zizek changed "essential de-ciding" to "essential de-cision".

    enowning

  • "" The worst thing about him is that he never makes a de-cision, '' Stephanopoulos tells budget director Leon Panetta.

    'This Thing Is A Turkey'

  • After pointing out a couple paragraphs earlier the verbal "essencing" element of Wesen, as different from the metaphysical static understanding of essence, I was surprised to find that Zizek changed "essential de-ciding" to "essential de-cision".

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Anderson, R, D. J.hnson, D. Gotterbarn and J. Perrolle (1993), “Using the New ACM Code of Ethics in D.cision Making,” Communications of the ACM, 36: 98-107.

    Computer and Information Ethics

  • Essential de-cision, when it is carried out and when it resists the constantly pressing ensnarement in the everyday and the customary, has to use violence.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Examination of the D.cision by J.D. Crouch to Resign.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2007

  • Let us not forget that scientists other than Hoagland, using an array of differnt methods, have all arrived at a similar conclusion: that the best working method to arrive at a de cision as to artificialty VS. natural formation, comes through mathematics, and geometric redundancy-such things as bilateral symmetry either doesn't occur in nature, or very, very rarely.

    Posthuman Blues

  • You take great, and, respecting your intentions, I will call it kind care, to let me know that I can have no interest in the dt cision of the case you refer to me.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • "I think she would, although that would have to be her deT cision."

    Soarer's Choice

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  • Just a stray syllable, like 'cious'.

    March 2, 2011

  • One of the examples is fun:

    "While we're on this subject, which is one of my favorites, I'll just mention Heidegger thought that the word decision was composed of -cision, a split, and de-, undo, so that a real decision was a resolution of a false doubling or cutting.

    — languagehat.com: LIKE A DOG IN A FIELD."

    March 2, 2011

  • Oh, the world of stray affixes, prefixes, suffixes, word stems, &c,...the stuff of many lists on Wordnik.

    March 2, 2011

  • What are you suggesting bulldoze? That this fine humanitarian site should not provide a home for stray syllables? I suppose you'd gas them after they've been kept for a week in tiny pens awaiting rescue?

    March 2, 2011