seemingness


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seem·ing

 (sē′mĭng)
adj.
Apparent; ostensible.
n.
Outward appearance; semblance.

seem′ing·ly adv.
seem′ing·ness n.
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In Hamlet and in theater, the seemingness is all: "Any point at which dualistic, oppositional thought is invoked but then breaks down might be said to be theatrical" (Rayner xii).
The dismissal of infinity from the cosmos is achieved by the simple reasoning that 'is' cannot be set side by side with its negation, 'not is', and so the apeiron as negativity of being must be excluded from the truth of the universe and attached to the realm of seemingness.
And then afterward, when you go to tell about it, there is always that surreal seemingness, which makes the story seem untrue, but which in fact represents the hard and exact truth as it seemed.