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the inevitable renaissance of minimum energy structures
  • 191 Pages
  • 4.68 MB
  • English
010 publishers , Rotterdam
Lightweight construction, Composite mate
StatementAdriaan Beukers, Ed van Hinte.
ContributionsHinte, Ed van, 1951-
LC ClassificationsTA663 .B48 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination191 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL496394M
ISBN 109064503346
LC Control Number98230198

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"The Unbearable Lightness Of Being" By Milan Kundera 3 If every second of our lives recurs an infinite number of times, we are nailed to eternity as Jesus Christ was nailed to the cross. It is a terrifying prospect.

In the world of eternal return the weight of unbearable responsibility lies heavy on. Early reviews call The Lightness of Being, "a lively, playful, and inventive tour de force" as well as "a colorful and masterful treatment of recent developments in fundamental physics." A central theme of this book is that the ancient contrast between celestial Light and earthy Matter has been transcended.

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Kundera contrasts Nietzsche's philosophy of eternal return, or of heaviness, with Parmenides's understanding of life as light.

Kundera wonders if any meaning or weight can be attributed to life Cited by:   Milan Kundera is the author of the novels The Joke, Farewell Waltz, Life Is Elsewhere, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, and Immortality, and the short-story collection Laughable Loves—all originally written in most recent novels Slowness, Identity, and Ignorance, as well as his nonfiction works The Art of the Novel, Testaments Betrayed, /5().

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Book 3 describes Lightness or Laghima as being one of the eight siddhis, or eight perfections: the capacity to offset the force of one's facticity. This is defined in relation to Pullness or Garima [disambiguation needed], which concerns worldly weight and mass.

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by Milan Kundera. Tereza and Tomas, Tomas and Sabina, Sabina and Franz, Franz and Marie-Claude--four people, four relationships. Milan Kundera's masterful novel, The Unbearable Lightness of Being (), tells the interlocking stories of these four relationships, with a primary focus on Tomas, a.

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In colorimetry and color theory, lightness, also known as value or tone, is a representation of variation in the perception of a color or color space's is one of the color appearance parameters of any color appearance model.

Various color models have an explicit term for this property. The Munsell and HSV color models use the term value, while the HSL color model, HCL color. We mistrust lightness. We think it is the same as frivolity.

We tell ourselves that to write seriously, to think seriously, and to live seriously, we have to embrace : Will Buckingham.The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera is the uncanny, carefully structured, multi-layered love story I greatly cherished.

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