nonsolution

nonsolution

(ˌnɒnsəˈluːʃən)
n
a proposed solution to a problem that is deemed inadequate or not a real solution
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Elections will eventually become a nonsolution if the power of the masses stops where the power of the elected leaders begin.
Finding a solution remains paramount, Zomlot stresses, "but in a scenario of a nonsolution, then what?
A simple reward function is to provide a small negative reward for all nonsolution states: this encourages reaching the solution as efficiently as possible.
Thus, years of nonsolution have created a massive Israeli settlement project out of lands captured from Jordan, Syria and Egypt in 1967, have solidified Palestinian animosity and hatred toward Israel and vice versa, and have helped bring into being a delegitimizing campaign against Israel and got the two sides into some nasty and brutish exchanges of violence, not to mention plunging them into a particularly pessimistic mood.
Such a theme can have no resolution in an individual life (except the nonsolution of empirical death); can have no resolution in ordinary discourse (it is either a paradox or a tautology).
Many millions of people were left "holding the bag" when they were betrayed by this thoughtless nonsolution to that war's end.
Although we have little choice but to accept this temporary nonsolution to the budget crisis, let us not be complacent.
While in theory this might have secured the border by taking away the benefits to crossing it illegally, in practice, it was a nonsolution.
Another nonsolution would be the elimination of all nuclear weapons or making WMDs illegal.
Opponents of the procedure call it "devocalization," and describe it as a cruel nonsolution proposed by breeders, laboratories and circus owners that may exacerbate anxiety in dogs and provoke worse behavior, such as biting.
Indeed, like Fardon's metaphor of "translation" and the "strategic essentialism" put forward by Spivak marks another nonsolution to the actor-observer problematic in the representation the other.
Once decapitated by the nonsolution, detective rules no longer epitomize a genre but a contemporary attitude towards life as a mystery to be accepted.