destrudo


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de·stru·do

(dē-strū'dō),
Energy associated with the death or destructive instinct.
[coinage on the analogy of libido fr. L. destruo, to destroy]
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I think I'm quite a depressive sort of character so I need regular infusions of energy from other places to move myself away from my default mindset; I'm not a Freudian but the notion of a daily battle between Libido and Destrudo makes sense to me.
De acuerdo con esta ultima, el deseo de vivir (eros o libido, correspondiente al kama budista, "deseo") y el deseo de la muerte (Thanatos o destrudo, que es identico al mara budista, "hostilidad o muerte") son las dos tendencias que no solo mueven al individuo desde su interior sino que animan para el el mundo que lo rodea.
The Freudian concept of drives includes the sexual drive (Eros, or libido), the self-preservative drive, and the death drive (Thanatos, or mortido/ destrudo), coinciding with the Buddhist concept.