; we live only once and only in one direction, as
According to Derrida, this prescription that the friend be selected based on his goodness and usefulness to one is crucial, since the presence of the friend, which is presupposed by his goodness to someone, both limits the number of friends and is definitive of the event, the unrepeatability
, of friendship (21).
We become God-like to the extent that we try see God, our neighbor, and ourselves, with eyes that affirm their uniqueness and unrepeatability
Will anybody show us, even discreetly, how to avoid becoming mere numbers in this technological advancement and losing our uniqueness and unrepeatability
? ("New technology ...
No matter the effort we make, it is difficult not make uniqueness, unrepeatability
and the radical subjective anchorage of the leisure experience a pivotal point in this theoretical construct.
The ethical responsibility becomes so grave because of the unrepeatability
of momentary essences that have passed.
The second section of the book on 'Narratives of Distress and Individual Trauma' opens with Lynne Pearce's piece concerning a central contradiction in Romance, that of love's unrepeatability
set against the lover's experience after the moment of ravissement, which tends to become something closely akin to the post-traumatic repetition described elsewhere in this book.
In this case there are three lives that belong and are bounded by the same artistic attempt to evoke their universality within their specificity and unrepeatability
, the universality of their law and concept within and as their own private and entropic uniqueness and moreover within and as a single day of this uniqueness.
Aarseth's model of an ergodic text, one with multicursality and either-or choices, stresses the singularity and unrepeatability
of decision, of the one-time opportunity of navigating a particular path; in such texts, he says, one is "constantly reminded of inaccessible strategies and paths not taken, voices not heard ...
The uniqueness, unrepeatability
, and inalienable inherency of one's haecceitas can be interpreted as an elevation of the particular and personal over the universal or the common.
In what way can communication take place if the medium in which it must occur moves toward the unrepeatability
of the untranslatable utterance?