I had become a disciple of Lys' fleeting philosophy of the valuelessness
of human life.
Justice Souter expressed the strongest disapproval about the finding of valuelessness
All this is to say that, if we pay attention to the vehicles of the metaphors through which Iago describes "good name"--that is, if we think about jewels and purses in themselves as material objects, circulating and owned, rather than purely symbolic placeholders--the stark opposition between value and valuelessness
According to Conger and Kanungo "autocratic management styles lead to dependence, denial of ideas and beliefs, valuelessness
of aims, and inability of employees".
The only way in which she could struggle against this problematic identification was by following Freud's advice--that of hating the introjected object into valuelessness
and then abandoning it.
This is what makes for the duhkha in life, resulting in dissatisfaction embedded in valuelessness
is often actually to court suicide, since it merely confirms the perceptions of an intrinsic valuelessness
in the sufferer.
The pair of split-protagonists, then, comprise projections of our own postmodern directionlessness and confused amorality; only the confrontation between Dobel's crazed pessimism and Falk's desperate naivete could result in one of them leaving the place where Falk "likes to walk the city streets to clear his head" to head out for someplace far more emblematic of postmodern dislocation, valuelessness
, and cultural incoherence.
If there is anything that can be called "redeeming," or perhaps "cheerful," about the situation of modern decadence, it is that it reveals ever more clearly the valuelessness
of modern values, but with the result that the primacy of the will gives way, finally, to the primacy of chaos.
In 1993 he explained his decision in Uber den Unwert des Gedichts [On the Valuelessness
of Poetry], a learned defense of poetry written against the culture of the marketplace.
Profane time and space is the inverse; it is a vast expanse of unstructured valuelessness
, a virtual unreality.