words denoting natural phenomena (without confinable
Although the SARS outbreak appeared to be confinable
with stringent infectious control procedures, the epidemic challenge generated by SARS may continue to affect health care practices.
With their intrinsic promise, a promise not confinable
to any particularity, 'universal' human rights provide a present instantiation of Nietzsche's third response to the death of God.
Far less predictable and confinable
, though, were those performances, such as the humorous lecture, that negotiated a different course and were energized by unexpected political and cultural forces.
For infectious diseases such as smallpox, they could be the difference between a confinable
outbreak and an epidemic.