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1] Together these twin terrors constitute the annihilative anxiety fundamental to all being: the fear that the self will disintegrate.
What we recognize above all is a broken world and broken sensibilities impelled by the annihilative effects of war on both the human consciousness and the human soul.
On Godwin's politically symbolic uses of natural sublimity and annihilative forces, including the torching of another of St.
Some traumas are so overwhelmingly intrusive that a state of annihilative nonbeing or temporary oblivion caused by the withdrawal of soul becomes necessary.
When the threat is so intrusive and annihilative that the central self must be abandoned rather than temporarily vacated, then the connection with one's soul is jeopardized.
Some common forms of aggression are warfare, gang fights, domestic violence, conception through rape, physical or sexual abuse of parents or siblings, annihilative energies, intrauterine toxicities, and/or abortion attempts.
Adoption or abortion trauma generally includes discovery trauma (child unwanted at the time the parents discovered the pregnancy), conception trauma (child unwanted at the time of conception), or psychological toxicity (child exposed to mother's annihilative or ambivalent feelings, or to socio-cultural shame), as well as the abandonment itself.