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self-restraint

(sĕlf′rĭ-strānt′)
n.
Restraint of one's emotions, desires, or inclinations; self-control.
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Moreover, President Duterte also said he firmly believes that responsible parents can and have administered corporal punishment in a 'self-restrained manner,' such that children remember it is not as an act of hate or abuse, but a loving act of discipline that desire only to uphold their welfare.
'I am of firm conviction that responsible parents can and have administered corporal punishment in a self-restrained manner, such that the children remember it not as an act of hate or abuse, but a loving act of discipline that desires only to uphold their welfare,' he added.
Yes, deterrence may hold, governments may remain self-restrained, but "what ifs" cannot be excluded and neither should thinking about what to do next.
For the more self-restrained, cooking in the spacious, four-person Les Terrasses apartments is a good option.
But we may ask, can either a nation or a contractual political community be self-restrained if individuals or citizens are not?
As Richard Falk, from Princeton University, argues in a new article for Al Jazeera: "Egypt is experiencing the essentially anti-democratic restoration of authoritarian militarism, while Turkey is trying to preserve sufficient stability and consensus to enable the self-restrained persistence of procedural democracy and a successful process of constitutional renewal that rids the country of the 1982 militarist vision of governance, and moves towards creating the institutional and procedural frame and safeguards associated with republican democracy.
Obama also said he appreciates Japan's calm and self-restrained response to China's actions, showing understanding toward Tokyo's stance on the territorial row, the sources said.