being that

being that

Since or because; for the reason that. Chiefly informal and colloquial. Being that the local council decided not to grant us a full license, the concerts have all been canceled. I thought you might like an ice cream cone, being that you said you were too hot earlier.
See also: being, that
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I am the being that hears your petty tone of voice,
I am the being that has come to you in this bad dream
I am the being that forgets them so I can disappear.
The patient says: I am the being that has forgotten.
I am the being that, floating, is impartial, that is,
I am the being that doesn't worship, pray, or cower.
the being that flows through space, but there is no
I am just stuck on the concept of worshiping any aspect of a being that abuses.
By spirit, I'm not talking about the Holy Spirit; I'm talking about characteristics of the human being that Paul sometimes calls flesh, other times spirit.
When he talks about the human being as flesh, what he means is humanity's earth-oriented tendencies, whereas when he talks about the human spirit, it's that aspect of the human being that's open to God and God's influence.
"To bring a camera into a classroom tells you almost nothing about what happens within that classroom": This line from my review was a reference to Brecht's maxim that "less than ever does a simple reproduction of reality express something about reality, "with Brecht's example being that a mere photograph of the Krupp factory in fact tells you almost nothing about this institution.