autonomy drive

autonomy drive

a behavioral trait characterized by the attempt of an individual to master the environment and to impose his or her purposes on it.
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The Veneto autonomy drive will die if voter turnout is below 50%+1 of the region's 3.
His predecessor resigned because the unions vetoed most of the reforms needed for the autonomy drive and the president sided with them.
The book concludes with an extensive review of the dialectical situation engendered by this historical trajectory: "How far should considerations of autonomy drive one from a divine command theory to a Kantian hybrid theory?