Furthermore, Alexander points out that "aliveness
" cannot be attained by one person's mastery alone, only when all the people in a community build something; with some master/expert at the helm; over time; sharing a common language rather than by "design at the drawing board" (Alexander, 1964; 1979).
This situation showed that students took into account the external appearances of the living things while reconstructing the aliveness
concept as well as motion .
There is a feeling of great aliveness
in our sessions, at times our spoken thoughts seem to fly back and forth, like a ball that we throw one to the other, or maybe it is more accurate to say like a balloon, that we pass back and forth almost gently, floatingly, as if in slow motion, we take our time, with developing the thoughts, that arise between us, and in so doing, I notice how in our thinking and feeling in the sessions it is like we are playing, playing with our thoughts, seeing where they go, how they join up, where they lead us.
Social media such as blogging, Twitter, instant messaging, wikis, smart phones, and organizational and individual Facebook technologies help create this sense of aliveness
and connectedness in virtual groups.
Answering that powerful call he equipped himself for a three-month stay and canoed into British Columbia's wilderness where he found himself filled with a feeling of "aliveness
" so strong that he felt his life would be forever changed.
Indeed, a certain obliviousness is suggested by Butler's chiding of the French government's use, in connection with a discourse on the integration of immigrants, of the clumsy term 'responsibilitization', towards the end of a section in which Butler herself employs terms such as 'precarity' and 'injurability.' If an inclination to theme entire essays around such unwieldy terms as 'survivability' and 'aliveness
' may be attributable to a fairly well-established, thoroughly regrettable stylistic tendency within certain branches of the social sciences, the employment by a senior academic of the word 'irregardless' (in place of 'regardless') is totally indefensible.
Surrendering to Spirit, I asserted that I was willing to be present to exactly what I was experiencing right now, which was an openness, an aliveness
and a desire to respond to the nudging to make this connection.
Drawing upon recent philosophical reflections from Europe and in particular what has come to be called, after Foucault, biopolitics, I will be making a series of arguments about aliveness
and death in the manifestos.
And there are other forms of nonhuman aliveness
in this book.
There's a passion, a presence, and a curiosity with a lot of gay people that I meet, and that aliveness
is such a special quality to me.
I have studied the remnants of this culture across the Third World, from West Bengal to Papua New Guinea, and marvelled at the lovingness of the parents and the aliveness
of the children.
Vitality, a positive subjective feeling of aliveness
and well-being, has been hypothesized to "reflect organismic well-being and thus should co-vary with both psychological and somatic factors that impact the energy available to the self" (Ryan and Frederick, 1997, p.