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  • Sometime in the next few decades, assuming civilization is still here yadda yadda, a company will manufacture and market a cleaning robot capable of “stopping messes before they start,” including learning and self-initiative.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Rise of the Machines

  • He was rebelling against “status quo-ism,” he informed Time, and was promoting a new humanist ethic that allowed for self-initiative and creativity.

    Into the Story

  • With eyes averted and personal self-initiative suffocated, the Roman government took on public works projects that encroached into every nook and cranny of private life, regardless of whether it was desired or successful.


  • The chance to do things with stealth and careful self-initiative has largely passed.

    What does bottom up mind have to do with you personally?

  • We've also seen a lot of other cases where there have been no operational ties to organized terrorist groups that people have tried to take their own self-initiative.

    CNN Transcript Dec 10, 2009

  • As it turns out, it does have many implications in the workplace, as often Mexicans (and Asians, and ….) are seen as lacking "ambition," self-initiative, and so on, on the basis that they behave more humbly, and therefore are already marked as "limited leadership potential," or are often paid less because they do not know how to self-promote.

    About Number One

  • Considering there are countries that are telling the world to essentially 'go pound sand' not the US, interestingly enough when it comes to encouraging self-initiative for preservation.

    From the NY Times

  • Mushahid Hussain, on a self-initiative is busy talking with Shahbaz Sharif and has assured the General that he might be able to persuade the Sharifs for scaling down their ante against Musharraf in lieu of certain concessions.

    Is America sincere with Musharraf?

  • And in the process Africa has been stripped of self-initiative.

    Andrew Mwenda takes a new look at Africa

  • The strike would stand or fall, finally, on the self-initiative and self-direction of the miners, concentrated in a multitude of separate and isolated compounds.

    Big events have small beginnings


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