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He has called climate change an existential threat and proposed a four-year, $2 trillion domestic spending plan to combat climate change and environmental racism — the most ambitious blueprint ever released by a major party nominee for president.The U.S. will leave the Paris climate accord on Nov. 4. But voters will decide for how long.|Steven Mufson, Brady Dennis|October 30, 2020|Washington Post
Those existential questions weren’t even on her radar when Rachel, 26, who recently took a Senate staff job, applied to Date Lab more than a year ago.Date Lab: Her religion was very important to her. Would this first date be a miracle?|Sarah Wildman|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
However, in serious matters — whether existential or editorial — there are human problems that require humans to solve them with AI in a supporting role.Solving content moderation requires humans, AI is not good enough|Taboola|October 26, 2020|Digiday
The world’s movie theaters are—for real this time—facing an existential crisis.
The good news, if you can call it that, is that few of these risks are truly existential, spelling the very end of the human race.
When I feel existentially attacked, my back goes up, my formulations harder, I become more combative.First Step to Peace: Admitting that it's Complicated|Yehudah Mirsky|May 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The other characters struggle, too, to varying material degrees, but all existentially.
Light is really, physically, existentially, refracted into these forms.Creative Intelligence|John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen
They exist only so long as they are apprehended; and they are numerically and existentially distinct in each individual mind.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
It is not easy to avoid the conclusion that Dewey conceives of 'consciousness' as a construct of existentially distinct terms.John Dewey's logical theory|Delton Thomas Howard
British Dictionary definitions for existential
- an existential statement or formula
- short for existential quantifier