The suggested replacement word for the verb "to be," coined by Vietnamese Buddhist Monk and scholar Thich Nhat Hanh. It means to inter-dependently co-exist. The meaning of interbeing recognizes the dependence of any one person or thing as to all other people and objects.
Not only is no man an island, but rather his interbeing is shared with the plants and animals he eats, the people who make his clothes and food, the people who populate his home, country and the very world he percieves, the insects that pollinate the trees that yeild his fruit, shade him from the sun, and provide lumber for his house.
An accurate nickname for John McCain, the 2008 presidential candidate most likely to maintain the Bush administration's worst policies.
John McSame will continue the same McWar, the same federal McDebt, the same McRecession, and the same McTrade Deficit. That's McSame as Bush!
Is your tongue, according to a book entitled Vocabulum; or, The Secret Language of Crime, by George W. Matsell, written in 1859.
Shut your potato-trap and give the red rag a holiday.