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Films a sequence of pictures made to vary in size rapidly while remaining in focus
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Otherwise the 'Butcher of Bagapundan' phantasmagory would not have been leaked, and I could have revealed the true story to the military authorities from the word go.
Honnefelder, an otherwise fervent though not uncritical supporter of the convention, argued that the draft's subtitle gave the erroneous impression that this was a document on ethics, whereas in fact it was a legal document that must be covered by ethical consensus.[20] At the same time, the speaker warned against a German phantasmagory "which reads all `bioethics' as utilitarian ethics a la Peter Singer."[21] Consistently, the FDP (the liberal democratic party) suggested in the Bundestag that the subtitle be changed to "Convention on Biomedicine."[22]
Successive chapters deal with elements of satire, elegy, farce and tragedy in the work; show what place emblems and fragments have as linked but contending modes of writing; and consider how allegory (recalling a traditional world of fixed order and meaning) and phantasmagory (suggesting the revolutionary world of fluidity and fragmentation) are "symbolic forms" that Carlyle employs to make manifest the infinite in the finite.