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self-preservation

(sĕlf′prĕz′ər-vā′shən)
n.
1. Protection of oneself from harm or destruction.
2. The instinct for individual preservation; the innate desire to stay alive.
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Her angry response gives me pause, certainly, and I won't overrule a true "self-preservation" need.
Sadly, this bickering appears to be a self-preservation tactic by some.
A corrupt cop and his informant take opposite sides in a deadly game of self-preservation.
But the mounting calls are not inspired by altruism.On the contrary, they are triggered by selfish interests, driven by politicians either for self-preservation or to create opportunities for personal gain.
Instead, we have a person in the White House who is only interested in self-preservation. Donald Trump must focus more on his responsibility to the people and less on making up lies to distract from his failures as a president.
The four-person piece focusses on the difficulties and troubles linked to migration, specifically those who take to the roads, as the last chance for self-preservation.
Kingman, AZ, January 14, 2018 --(PR.com)-- "Self-Preservation" is Michael Esser's new substance abuse/DUI workbook and life skills program that was inspired after his 21-year-old daughter was killed in 2013 by a drunk driver who had previously completed a DUI counseling program in Las Vegas, Nevada a mere 9 days prior to the accident that took his daughters life.
The poor girl, she has no sense of self-preservation whatsoever."
And with some people - their only concern being self-preservation - they will leave anyone with a visual, psychological, or physical impairment, to fend for themselves.
His topics include the science of Schleiermacher's world and the world of his science: natural science in the early 19th century, divine wisdom and the order of the world: Leibniz and Schleiermacher on the perfection of nature, the self-preservation of the divine essence: Schleiermacher on the world as the artwork of God, and the essential identity of ethics and natural philosophy.
THE first duty of any government is not, as now appears, self-preservation, but the safety of the realm.
Babel's remarkable ability to portray self-preservation stands out.