I readily concede that in this, as in every period of intellectual activity, there has been a noise of denial and protest; much was to be resisted, much was to be got rid of by those who were reared in the old, before they could begin to affirm and to construct.
We wish to escape from subjection and a sense of inferiority, and we make self-denying ordinances, we drink water, we eat grass, we refuse the laws, we go to jail: it is all in vain; only by obedience to his genius, only by the freest activity in the way constitutional to him, does an angel seem to arise before a man and lead him by the hand out of all the wards of the prison.
Pascal, from considerations to which Amiel was no stranger, came to the large hopes of the Catholic Church; Amiel stopped short at a faith almost hopeless; and by stopping short just there he really failed, as we think, of intellectual consistency, and missed that appeasing influence which his nature demanded as the condition of its full activity
, as a force, an intellectual force, in the world--in the special business of his life.
This they enclosed with palisades; and in respect of energy and activity
, it might have been mistaken for one of the great cities of the Union.
strange disease,' in which men hurry wildly about in a mad activity which they mistake for achievement.
For them he borrows from German criticism the name 'Philistines,' enemies of the chosen people, and he finds their prevailing traits to be intellectual and spiritual narrowness and a fatal and superficial satisfaction with mere activity and material prosperity.
Nietzsche says that to speak of the activity
of life as a "struggle for existence," is to state the case inadequately.
also rose briskly, and the energy sector strengthened.
Because this exception refers to the nature of the taxpayer (possibly referring to taxpayers eligible for the de minimis exception available for producers with indirect costs of $200,000 or less (10)) rather than the nature of the production activity
or item produced, some have questioned whether producers of software or of property subject to the long-term contract rules of section 460 (activities not otherwise subject to section 263A (11)), must voluntarily subject those production activities to the uniform capitalization rules in order to include the gross receipts from those activities within DPGR.
A new section is provided that is based on section 4(k) of the BHC Act, which discusses the Board's October 2, 2003, approval of an FHC's notice under section 4 of the BHC Act to engage in physical commodity trading activities on a limited basis as an activity
that is complementary to the financial activity
of engaging regularly as principal in commodity derivative activities.
Children are going to one activity
after another in which they are competing," Sluss says.
In general, the IRS will treat a taxpayer as materially participating in an activity
only if that taxpayer is involved in the operations on a regular, continuous and substantial basis.