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self-destroying

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  • • High unemployment could provide the opportunity for people to live without "boring, self-destroying" work, according to the Reverend Nicholas Stacey, the director of social services for Kent.

    From the archive, 2 February 1981: National service for jobless?

  • She learned to look upon danger clear-eyed and with understanding, losing forever that panic fear which is bred of ignorance and which afflicts the city-reared, making them as silly as silly horses, so that they await fate in frozen horror instead of grappling with it, or stampede in blind self-destroying terror which clutters the way with their crushed carcasses.

    THE UNEXPECTED

  • The novel, self-renewing, self-destroying, always the same, always new, always … novel … is the art of permanent chaos.

    Comedy in Literature

  • As well, your self-destroying hatred of MSFT is all too obvious.

    Microsoft: Machiavellian or Muddled? - Bits Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Sisyphus: It's one of Jean Tinguely's apparently many self-destroying machines, entitled "Homage to New York."

    Ferule & Fescue

  • They were big and empty of surfers and they heaved shoreward in relentless self-destroying ranks.

    Kook

  • Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Swiss painter and sculptor Jean Tinguely's self-destroying sculpture titled Homage to New York this weekend with the Flux Factory.

    Self-Destructing Art: Relive Jean Tinguely's Ephemeral Work

  • Others, such as films about water shortage, torture and deforestation, laid the cards on the table on the horrors of our self-destroying world -- usually ending with chilling statistics such as the Bush administration's current expenditure on Iraq or the number of girls who do not go to school in Africa.

    Karin Badt: The 10th Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival

  • Self-centered strategies, those built around optimizing selfishness, are ultimately self-destroying; good strategies are intimately bound up with markets, customers, employees, suppliers.

    Charles H. Green: Can a Business Have a Conscience?

  • While in fact they are washing machine repairman, having self-destroying attitude problems against their customers.

    dustbury.com » Things I learned today (16)

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