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|Hoffer adds; "The passage from Ihis to olher forms of self-sacrifice is not |
uncommon. Passionate sinning has not infrequently been an apprenticeship 10
sainthood." 3 They had both noticed that a life of dissipation sometimes gave to a
face the ...
|This portion of energy will be elastically dissipated in the form of elastic strain |
energy and kinetic energy due to elastic wave ... This component absorbs impact
energy through “self-sacrificing” of material, causing damage, plastic deformation
|He seems rather to have been one of those cool men, who take prudent means to |
recover themselves from the dissipation of one night, in order that they may be fit
for the dissipation of the next. So it was his habit to walk in this wood early in ...
|The challenge for Dickens is to reconcile Carton's earlier life of dissipation with |
this 'ardent and sincere' quest for self-sacrifice: conceived, according to Dickens's
correspondence, as 'dignified' and meaningful,76 the representation of Carton's ...
|The “instinctivist thesis” that war is a product of man's instincts is a form of |
determinism that claims war to be an inevitable product of our nature. ... What
instinctivists disagree on is whether this tendency can be dissipated by other
enterprises; but in admitting this possibility, they weaken the logical strictness of
... Self-Sacrifice What can be termed “monistic instinctivism” attests that one
instinct leads to war.
|Every form of actual self-sacrifice must weaken the self-maintaining integrity, the |
ethical might, and hence must be a form of insanity. Actual self-sacrifice is
suicidal in character. Over-play, over-work, over-greed, over-ambition, dissipation
of all ...
|It is self-sacrifice when I pursue an end by which my individuality suffers loss. In |
the attainment of this object my self is distracted, or is diminished, or even
dissipated. I may ... well-being, then that is self-sacrifice, whether I am living "for
others" or not.1 But self-sacrifice is also, and on the other hand, a form of self-
|The sacrifice and devotion of the earlier generation does not procure a happier |
life for their descendents: the later generation falls into a different kind of hell,
which is the loss of the spirit of idealism, patriotism, and self-sacrifice, and which
is indulgence in self-comfort and dissipation. ... Memory or commemoration in
Hou's films, even in its most silent, ruined form, is a means of endowing human
life with ...
|And you can hardly make the difference between selfsacrifice and selfassertion |
consist in this,that the ideapursued, ... Intheattainment of this object my self is
distracted, oris diminished,oreven dissipated. ... thenthatis selfsacrifice, whether I
amliving “forothers” or not.1But selfsacrifice isalso, andon the otherhand,a form of
|"Without being a strictly religious man, I always thought Rufus possessed of a |
deep, abiding principle; a high sense of honor, that would keep him, with
whatever surroundings, from a life of dissipation." "I hardly know as it would be
called that ...