Self-preservation sentence example
This type of self preservation is human nature.
Can't have political correctness and political self-preservation compromised by common sense in the pursuit of public safety - can we?
Ca n't have political correctness and political self-preservation compromised by common sense in the pursuit of public safety - can we?
He looked on the actions of the individual organism and of society as determined by the needs of self-preservation.
In the interests of self-preservation against the world, the state and the heretics, the Christian communities had formed themselves into compact societies with a definite creed and constitution, and they felt that their existence was threatened by the white heat of religious subjectivity.Advertisement
By this principle Ferguson endeavours to reconcile all moral systems. With Hobbes and Hume he admits the power of self-interest or utility, and makes it enter into morals as the law of self-preservation.
Holding that the only alternatives for the Jews were complete merging by intermarriage or self-preservation by a national re-union, he boldly advocated the second course.
The mere instinct of self-preservation had, at last, drawn the Poles and Lithuanians together against these ruthless and masterful intruders, and the coronation of Jagiello at Cracow on the 15th of February 1386, was both a warning and a challenge to the Knights.
On the death of the childless tsar Theodore (January 7, 1598), self-preservation quite as much as ambition constrained Boris to seize the throne.
The aim is not self-destruction, but self-preservation; and yet the ethics of Manichaeism appears in point of fact as thoroughly ascetic. The Manichaean had, above all, to refrain from sensual enjoyment, shutting himself up against it by three seals - the signaculum oris, manus and sinus.Advertisement
He looked on language (which is not "natural" to man in the sense of being necessary to his self-preservation) as a consequence of his social state.
For the British of Madras, under the instinct of self-preservation, were compelled to maintain the cause of another candidate to the throne of Arcot in opposition to the nominee of Dupleix.
The natural instinct of animated life, to which man also is originally subject, is self-preservation and self-interest.
Denying any form of moral sense or conscience, he regards all the social virtues as evolved from the instinct for self-preservation, the give-and-take arrangements between the partners in a defensive and offensive alliance, and the feelings of pride and vanity artificially fed by politicians, as an antidote to dissension and chaos.
Gustavus's foreign policy at first aimed at little more than self-preservation.Advertisement
The impulse of self preservation in nature is the lowest form of religion; above this comes animal religion; and finally rational religion, the perfection of which consists in perfect knowledge, pure volition and love, and is union with God.
The non-rational man aims at self-preservation, and the wise man will imitate him deliberately, and when he fails he will suffer with equanimity.
As to the lower instincts tending directly to self-preservation, it is acknowledged on all hands that man has them in a less developed state than other animals; in fact, the natural defencelessness of the human being, and the long-continued care and teaching of the young by the elders, are among the commonest themes of moral discourse.
The same instinct of self-preservation which had led the members of the Convention to claim so large a part in the new legislature and the whole of Progress On these terms peace was made with the Vendeans year!!!.
But in his general view of ethical principles as being, like mathematical principles,' essentially truths of relation, Clarke is quite in accordance with Locke; while of the four fundamental rules that he expounds, Piety towards God, Equity, Benevolence and Sobriety (which includes self-preservation), the first is obtained, just as Locke suggests, by " comparing the idea " of man with the idea of an infinitely good and wise being on whom he depends; and the second and third are axioms self-evident on the consideration of the equality or similarity of human individuals as such.Advertisement
Hobbes had said " the natural state of man is non-moral, unregulated; moral rules are means to the end of peace, which is a means to the end of self-preservation."
He first follows Shaftesbury in exhibiting the social affections as no less natural than the appetites and desires which tend directly to self-preservation; then reviving the Stoic view of the prima naturae, the first objects of natural appetites, he argues that pleasure is not the primary aim even of the impulses which Shaftesbury allowed to be " self-affections "; but rather a result which follows upon their attaining their natural ends.
When three or more reals are together, each disturbance and self-preservation will (in general) be imperfect, i.e.
Frustrated and concerned his self-preservation was at stake, Wynn summoned a portal to take the girl back.
He finds a perfect counterbalance in Max, whose conscience and desire for self-preservation are at odds with each other throughout the film.Advertisement
Strength in numbers At this point in New Orleans ' rebuilding process, strong, organized neighborhoods are critical to their own self-preservation.
After the first few deaths, but the one all absorbing thought of individual self-preservation prevailed.
Almost in anticipation of the self-preservation instincts that may result, the Act contains an obvious sting in the tail.
The smaller forces are ' joining forces ' in a self-preservation society.
A vacillating character easily influenced by people of stronger personality than himself, Arran nevertheless had a great talent for self-preservation.Advertisement
Psychiatrists generally believe that this is a maladaptive form of self-help or self-preservation and is done to achieve release from almost unbearable psychic tension and to give the individual a feeling of control.
More than likely it was born of self-preservation.
The symptoms of disease were explained as efforts of the soul to rid itself from morbid influences, the soul acting reasonably with respect to the end of self-preservation.
The soul being one and simple, its separate acts of self-preservation or primary presentations must be simple too, and its several presentations must become united together.