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As Buddhists see it, all organisms are necessarily, unavoidably—even marvelously and gloriously—impermanent.
In the case of living things, this means that even the temporary, seeming defiance of impermanence can only occur via a never-ending introduction of new stuff.
A Buddhistically informed view suggests that even as everything changes over time, this very impermanence is connected to a deeper kind of persistence.
While our illusion of permanence may be fostered by our sense of continuous memory, psychologists now understand that memories are not only frequently incorrect but as impermanent as our physical substance.
As Buddhists see it, all organisms are necessarily—even marvelously and gloriously—impermanent.
One knew that the Elephant never for a moment lost his sardonic sense of the impermanence of human effort.
STILL JIMHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
Their vitality is not impaired by the impermanence of their texts.
It is parenthetically to be noted how his afternoon fears of the impermanence of the Agence Moignon had vanished.
THE MOUNTEBANKWILLIAM J. LOCKE
He had been speculating upon the futility of his political energy in the light of the impermanence of life and fame.
JENNIE GERHARDTTHEODORE DREISER
If, indeed, their happiness had a flaw, it was in resembling too closely the bright impermanence of their surroundings.
THE TOUCHSTONEEDITH WHARTON

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