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inevitable
used in Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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Definition
certain to happen (even if one tried to prevent it)
  • This form of argument rests on the truth that if the inevitable conclusions from a set of premises are absurd then it follows logically that at least one of the premises that produced them is absurd.
    Part 3 (34% in)
inevitable = certain to happen
  • I think that if we are going to reform the world, and make it a better place to live in, the way to do it is not with talk about relationships of a political nature, which are inevitably dualistic, full of subjects and objects and their relationship to one another; or with programs full of things for other people to do.
    Part 3 (78% in)
  • When this "first principle" about the nature of man was accepted by the president of the University of Chicago, it was inevitable that it would have educational repercussions.
    Part 4 (16% in)
  • The class is completely frozen, as is inevitable when an incident like that has taken place.
    Part 4 (42% in)
  • The fog opens for a moment, revealing the cliff we are on, then closes again, and a sense of inevitability about what is happening comes over me.
    Part 4 (93% in)

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