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self-realization

(sĕlf′rē′ə-lĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The development or fulfillment of one's potential.
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Coming out discourses assume that disclosures of same-sex attraction allows the individual to attain selfrealization and selfhood.
Thus, for the self-realization and competitiveness category, 13 items seek to group the values for selfrealization (personal success, to be successful, individual ability, ambition) and power (social status, authority, wealth).
122) Taylor, Ethics of Authenticity 61-66; Murchison, "Speech and the SelfRealization Value" 474-75.
268) See Baker, supra note 30, at 996 ("Nevertheless, to the extent that speech is involuntary, is not chosen by the speaker, the speech act does not involve the selfrealization or the self-fulfillment of the speaker.
With <IR> THE HAIRY APE </IR> , produced a year later, O'Neill returned to the expressionism of Jones, dramatizing the journey of the rough stoker Yank Smith toward selfrealization and death.