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self-realisation

Definitions

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  • n. the fulfillment of your capacities

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Examples

  • But it's typical of the American musical's hymn to individualism that the show ultimately becomes about the self-realisation of the shy guy who is told: "Be yourself and through the darkness you'll prevail."

    Lend Me A Tenor, The Musical - review

  • Or was he writing a study in female self-realisation?

    Review | Theatre | Rocket to the Moon | Venue | Michael Billington

  • Nirvana is where the twofold passions have subsided and the twofold hindrances are cleared away and the twofold egolessness is patiently accepted; is where, by the attainment of the “turning-about” in the deepest seat of consciousness, self-realisation of Noble Wisdom is fully entered into, – that is the Nirvana of the Tathagatas.

    Think Progress » Right-Wing Fringe Rebels Against Palin Over Her Endorsement Of ‘RINO’ McCain

  • Still, the loss of the comradeship and the self-realisation that socialism had promised was hard to recover from; as was the possibility which she refused with customary honesty to dispel entirely: that one may have done wrong in its name.

    Christa Wolf obituary

  • George's prostate cancer diagnosis brings a moment of existential self-realisation: "I've been living like a demented god!"

    TV highlights 28/11/2011:

  • Mandelson's bank-swelling memoir, The Third Man, seems to have as its cutting edge another assault on Brown, which is – at least as advertised so far – entirely familiar: the rage against Tony Blair, the contemptuous henchpeople tripping up Peter behind the scenes; the moments of self-realisation and sadness too.

    Labour must now stop this self-flagellation and regroup

  • The piece was choreographed by Yuri Grigorovitch in 1968, and audiences were invited to identify Spartacus and his brave band with the Soviet state, struggling for self-realisation in a hostile world.

    Spartacus; Laurencia

  • Playboy chimed with and helped to shape the permissive zeitgeist and, in a culture that came to associate sex with self-realisation, Hefner became a symbol and spokesperson for the so-called sexual revolution.

    Hugh Hefner in six volumes

  • Theories of value that focus on curbing desire run up against the demand for self-realisation, which is one of the strongest impulses in modern life.

    2010 May 17 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • To be sure, the pursuit of self-realisation does not often result in happiness.

    2010 May 17 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

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