How to use Nothingness in a sentence
This choice of final nothingness differs from that of Schopenhauer in being collective and not individual.
But the sensuous and phenomenal, as such, so far as they seem to imply independence of God, are mere privation and nothingness; things exist only through the presence of God in them, and the goal of creation, like its outset, is the repose of the Godhead.
But with the Indians this speculation leads to the complete abolition of all barriers between God and man, to a mystic pantheism, and to absorption in the universal Ego, in contrast with which the world becomes an unsubstantial phantasm and sinks into nothingness.
He is always charming, but he is rarely inspiring, except in a very few passages where the sense of vanity and nothingness possesses him with unusual strength.
And it occurs to no one that to admit a greatness not commensurable with the standard of right and wrong is merely to admit one's own nothingness and immeasurable meanness.Advertisement
He hooked the light to his belt where it swung in an eerie arc, casting jumping shadows on the rock-strewn slope and yellow streaks into nothingness.
Endless days in the white marble colonnades of Heaven, endless kneeling to the Emperor, endless loss, endless nothingness.
It became easier and easier to be still, experiencing the lovely, inner nothingness of peace.
I assume that I'm not the only one, so why do we find it so hard to imagine true nothingness?
It is the attribute of the humble, those who have realized their own nothingness, those who have failed in love.Advertisement
Different attitudes to what happened after death, including systems of eternal reward and punishment; belief in eternal nothingness; and ghosts.
I want to argue that it is precisely this seeming nothingness of reading that should concern us today.
There are a few isolated pockets of enlightened officers and members but they can hardly be recognized amidst the vast nothingness which prevails.
Why did God choose this moment of nothingness rather than that moment of nothingness in order to create the universe?
Skin shapes up, knots are kneaded into nothingness, ' fried ' feet board reflexology flights.Advertisement
When the greater part of the Will in existence is so far enlightened by reason as to perceive the inevitable misery of existence, a collective effort to will non-existence will be made, and the world will relapse into nothingness, the Unconscious into quiescence.
The wisdom of Xenophanes, like the wisdom of the Hebrew Preacher, showed itself, not in a theory of the universe, but in a sorrowful recognition of the nothingness of things and the futility of endeavour.
The track was long and ran straight to the edge of the roadway, and then into nothingness.
Our concepts of knowing and loving are necessarily dimmed with our own finitude, stained with our nothingness.
Is this God, is this absolute nothingness, is this death?Advertisement