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  • As for #4, how can you have something eternal in a non-eternal universe?

    A critique on the endosymbiotic theory for the origin of mitochondria

  • (Here Prior takes propositions to be non-eternal, so that their truth value might change over time.)


  • I find that most religious believers are actually happier with the idea of a non-eternal universe, so your comment quoted above would not seem to apply.

    Please Tell Me What “God” Means

  • An eternal task for the non-eternal human. sit; stand; jump; d. l.

    oatcake Diary Entry

  • At the same time it is impossible that the first cause, being eternal, should be destroyed; for since the process of becoming is not infinite in the upward direction, that which is the first thing by whose destruction something came to be must be non-eternal.


  • Accordingly, they have no destruction when the non-eternal are destroyed.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 4 Books 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18

  • Reformed Church and the Netherlands State lost their sound and only safe basis by the assertion that there was something changeable, something non-eternal in the Bible; that this Bible, revered as containing the Holy

    Dutch Life in Town and Country

  • ( 'There is one eternal thinker, thinking non-eternal thoughts, who, though one, fulfils the desires of many ....')

    Mary Olivier: a Life

  • One eternal thinker, thinking non-eternal thoughts.

    Mary Olivier: a Life

  • Intellectual perfection means perfection of intellect; and intellect is perfect when we understand the true nature of things and never mistake the unreal for the real, matter for spirit, non-eternal for eternal, or _vice versa_.

    Five Lectures on Reincarnation


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