We were competing entities, trying to influence someone.
Individuals are thought of as members of a family, state or religion, rather than as entities with a destiny and rights of their own.
When once the fixed conditions which any hypothetical group of entities are to satisfy have been precisely formulated, the deduction of the further propositions, which also will hold respecting them, can proceed in complete independence of the question as to whether or no any such group of entities can be found in the world of phenomena.
The Ideas of Plato are no longer self-subsistent entities; they are the elements which constitute the content of spiritual activity.
We find ourselves on the verge of a system of abstractions, or " attributes turned into entities," as barren as any excogitated in medieval times.