destructive aggression

destructive aggression

[distruk′tiv]
Etymology: L, destruere, to destroy, aggressio, an attack
an act of hostility unnecessary for self-protection or self-preservation that is directed at an external object or person. See also aggression, detachment.
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Lastly, Porter uses this formulation to level a persuasive critique against the dominant strand of mourning theory by noting that its privileging of a melancholic aesthetic elides the destructive aggression inherent in the melancholic response, an aggression which becomes displaced onto the feminine and, because of the racial politics Porter identifies, the racial other.
He added that Syria lauds Turkey's stances regarding Arab causes, its support of the Palestinian people's rights, and its role in putting an end to regional wars and conflicts and settling disputes via diplomacy and political means, adding "Syria appreciates greatly Turkey's efforts to achieve just and comprehensive peace, particularly its role as a fair sponsor of indirect talks between Syria and Israel, which didn't reach their required results due to Israel's savage and destructive aggression on the people of Gaza.
The aggression inventory is consisted of 3 subsections, each including 10 questions about destructive aggression, hardiness and passive aggression.
When the table 1 is examined, in the examination of destructive aggression level in terms of gender, participating in social activities and playing sports variable, a meaningful relation has been found between destructive aggression and gender, participating in social activities and playing sports variable.
A meaningful relation has been determined between the destructive aggression level of subjects who play sports and do not play sports and gender, participating in social activities and playing sports variable.
It is hoped that the above-mentioned research will provide effective solutions to the evil capacities of destructive aggression in the secondary schools of the South African society.
The right to parade and protest has been compromised by obscene smears - not so much on Churchill's statue as on the nation's memorial to our war dead - and an orgy of destructive aggression.
We have lost that destructive aggression in the pack, we look one-paced and predictable among the backs, and the self-belief that was so apparent on the 10-match winning run last year has evaporated.
In Chapter 10, "An Anthropology of Nonviolence" -- see pages 100 and 101 especially -- Dear takes the church to task for having betrayed her mission to teach the moral ideal of active nonviolence in the face of destructive aggression as the moral imperative.