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of the greatest importance

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For example, one might claim that being in pain is such a property: that it's part of the essence of being in pain that (a) if one's C-fibers are firing, then one is in pain, and (b) that if x is a painful experience, x is bad.
Retrospectively, ESSENCE showed an increasing ILI trend 2-4 days before an Academy mass gathering; however, the combination of the ESSENCE time delay, occurrence of the gathering over a holiday weekend, and short incubation period of H1N1 meant the increasing trend was not detected in time to institute preventive measures.
While Deveaux agrees with Bennett that God is not identical with the attributes and that God is not identical with God's essence (if it were Spinoza's definition of 'essence' at 2d2 would be vacuous), she explains that Bennett's view 'has the distinct disadvantage that the trans-attribute differentiae are not conceivable' (54), which makes Spinoza's claim 'that the human intellect has an adequate idea of the essence of God' (55) highly questionable.
However, it is not always clear whether or not time is of the essence.
Introductory chapters walk the reader through the origin and allegory of the Bhagavad Gita, but the bulk of The Essence Of The Bhagavad Gita takes the sacred text passage by passage and explicates at length the literal, spiritual, allegorical, cultural and other implications.
For Hall, the actions of followers of any religion must be evaluated in light of the essence of that religion.
Essence magazine will celebrate its 35th anniversary in 2005, and the guardian of the Essence brand is the woman who served as its editor-in-chief from 1981 until 2000, when she assumed her current role as Senior Vice President and Chief Content Officer for Essence Communications Partners.
But the Nederlanders had sent him a letter invoking "time of the essence," and cancelled the contract when he didn't show up for the closing.