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American Families in Crisis (2009)
A Reference Handbook by Jeffrey S. Turner
They learn early in life that aggressive force is an effective way of controlling the perceived unpleasant behaviors of others. Violent juvenile offenders are four times more likely to have grown up in homes where they saw violence. Children who have witnessed violence at home are also five times more likely to commit or suffer violence when they become adults ...
Democracy and War (2005)
Institutions, Norms, and the Evolution of International Conflict by David L. Rousseau
The probit model assumes that the probability of initiating force or using aggressive force is a normally distributed but unobservable variable. What we do observe are discrete events that occur when thresholds are crossed (for example, when minor or major force is used). These observed outcomes fall into specific categories of the dependent variable. For example, during the Mayaguez Crisis there was some probability that U.S. President Ford would authorize the use of force.
A Dictionary of Symbols (2013)
by J. E. Cirlot
Pan The god Pan is a symbol of nature, and is usually represented with horns (expressive of the sun's rays and of the aggressive force of Aries) and with legs covered with hair (denoting the vitality ...
New Heart English Bible by TruthBeTold Ministry, Noah Webster
voluntary motion, and also characterized by taking its food into an internal cavity or stomach for digestion; by giving carbonic acid to the air and taking oxygen in the process of respiration; and by increasing in motive power or active aggressive force with progress to maturity. (noun) 2 One of the lower animals; a brute or beast, as distinguished from man; as, men and animals. (noun) 3 Of or relating to animals; as, animal functions. (adjective) 4 Pertaining to the merely sentient part of a ...
An Encyclopedia of the Medieval World by Ruth A Johnston
Muslims were an aggressive force always pushing at Europe's borders. Defensive and aggressive action against Muslim armies was the heart of medieval warfare. The Muslim Caliphate, which spanned the southern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, was also a conduit for technology and products from far away. Gems, silk, spices, and ideas came from India and Persia through the Muslim Empire that united the Far East with Egypt and Spain. European culture imported products from ...
The Source Code (The Ultimate Spiritual Guide to Dream Interpretation) by KAYA
Ferocity, sudden, searing, impulsive, aggressive force. Egotistical, destructive, predatory emotions.
by Neil J. Salkind
The Hawk tactic is a show of aggressive force in conjunction with a commitment to follow through on the aggressive display ...
Worldview, Symbolism, and Culture in Africa, Oceania, and North America by Hope B. Werness
Paired IATMUL finials top TAM- BARAN houses where they symbolize the aggressive force of the village. Undoubtedly they also had a protective function like the carved treefern finials of HUMBOLDT BAY men's houses. Finials are also found on god staffs (MAORI), canoes (MASS1M) and top house ladders ( ADMIRALTY ISLANDS). Fire. Myths involving the theft of fire from the sun or the gods are widespread; the brave thief is sometimes a human culture hero, sometimes an animal or ...
by Dr Brian Carr, Indira Mahalingam
This principle, as we have seen, was probably only vaguely apprehended in the old Iranian religion, as in the Rig Veda; and its perception as an active aggressive force, an evil mainyu, is generally attributed to the ...
by Jack Tresidder
include the following: clenched – threat, aggressive force, secrecy, power (the raised fist of Black Power); open and raised with the palm outward – blessing, peace, protection, the hand of Buddha; raised, three fingers open – the ...
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