hereness


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hereness

(ˈhɪənəs)
n
the state or fact of being here
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Noun1.hereness - the state of being here in this place
presence - the state of being present; current existence; "he tested for the presence of radon"
thereness - the state of being there--not here--in position
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This requires mindfulness constant presence of mind, "the attentiveness and hereness that is so essential for real active observation of the world.
After 1948, the assumption that Zionism was about more than "there," in contrast to the Bundist mantra of "hereness" (doikeyt), became harder to accept.
For instance, the concept of 'hereness' resemble mindfulness closely, but authors do not clarify the relation between the two, or the nature of this 'hereness' as a psychological construct.
The pointing makes use of the here and now to make manifest something in its particularity, not in its hereness and nowness.
Also that time, as applied to human existence, is temporality; and temporality is also simultaneously care, our deep concern about what I would call our 'hereness.' We are in time and time is in us.
Sten Pultz Moslund locates in Out of Africa a "hereness" (147) in Blixens landscapes, with instances of her merging with Africa and Africans, as in the passage quoted above where "the grass was me, and the air, the distant invisible mountains were me, the tired oxen were me" (233).
presence of its referent, its hereness and its nowness: there are things
Guffaws, back-slapping, joshing, heads bent over plans for the day's work, all taking for granted that they were here, belonged here, not even a question, being here in this little town at this time, such a given that, like gravity or air, you wouldn't even notice your hereness unless you were, like us, standing bleary-eyed on the side of the road hoping to find a way to move along, preferably north, toward McCook, Nebraska, which lay way on the far side of Kansas, still.
"Heritage is a way of producing 'hereness'", afirma Kirshenblatt-Gimblett (1995: 373).
(2) Distancing itself from the current related literature of the play, this paper will examine the destructive effects of sound or voice on Macbeth, by taking the standpoint of Macbeth-as-listener, that is, of his receptive ears, to look at the interiority within an acoustic context, the hereness of the listener.
[TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]/hineni is the Hebrew expression for "here I am." In the expression hineni, "I" am cannot be separated from "I am here." Unlike God's name, the present tense of the verb to be, there is a "hereness" to Joseph's presence.
And while I loved the idea that this place-centered project--much of it is "about" the American southwest, and, more generally, "hereness"--in its "book form" is "a transportable 'site,'" as the authors tell us, it occurred to me that there must be ways, in our Age of Nook & Kindle & App, to make a book form more of a site, no?