Impossibility


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Impossibility

See also Unattainability.
belling the cat
mouse’s proposal for warning of cat’s approach; application fatal. [Gk. Lit.: Aesop’s Fables]
east and west
since one direction is relative to the other, “never the twain shall meet.” [Pop. Usage: Misc.]
leopard’s spots
beast powerless to change them. [O.T.: Jeremiah 13:23]
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The contractor / service includes the obligation to pay a penalty for late and / or non-conformity or the impossibility is at fault (failures).
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RAMALLAH, December 7, 2011 (WAFA) - PLO Executive Committee, in a meeting headed by President Mahmoud Abbas affirmed the impossibility to start serious negotiations if settlement activities don't stop, Wednesday said a statement issued by the committee.
On July 19, 2010, the Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, upheld a section 2-615 motion to dismiss from the Circuit Court of Cook County, finding that the 2008 global credit crisis was not adequate grounds to rescind a contract under the doctrine of impossibility of performance.
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Summary: Tunisia on Tuesday announced the suspension of the annual pilgrimage to Mecca because of the risk of the spread of swine flu and the impossibility of vaccinating candidates by mid-November.
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However, there is a Maimonidean distinction between physical and logical impossibility that comes into play here.
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The impossibility of its division in actuality is because of the inability of infinity to come out from force (min al-quwwah) to actuality.