self-approval


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[I]s this really unsparing selfdissection or a sophisticated exercise in self-approval?" DAVID GRYLLS
How would your passion increase if you were driven by self-worth and self-approval?
Perhaps "joie de vivre" would be over-egging his mood, but he shook his head from east to west in a gesture of self-approval, as a triumphant smile spread across his face.
Premium class transactions approved by subordinates, while not expressly prohibited by the FTR, reduce the scrutiny of premium class travel and amount to self-approval. We found 25 instances in which FAS executives used "exceptional circumstances" or the 14-hour rule to justify the need for premium class travel, at the same time that other FAS staff traveling on the same flights for the same purpose traveled in coach.
Militant's chorus of self-approval was "Jobs and services" - a claim which ended in ridicule from then national Labour Party leader Neil Kinnock who railed against taxis delivering redundancy notices.
They can go through life leaving havoc in their wake, while enjoying a warm glow of self-approval. Lower book sales for black writers are one of the milder consequences.
The decision balance theory is divided into four categories: 1) gains and losses for self in which the decision maker identifies and weighs the expected outcomes of his or her choice, 2) gains and losses for others wherein the decision maker considers the cost and benefits that pertain to those with which he or she is associated or affiliated, 3) self-approval or disapproval, 4) social approval or disapproval, a decision maker compares the ideas and beliefs of other groups and people with the potential decisions (Janis & Mann, 1977).
Somewhere in his incisive writings, Mark Twain identified "The Master Passion" as nothing less than "the hunger for self-approval." Blessed are those who can sate that craving.
the need to give body to vague hostility, to find excuses for what goes wrong, to fear aliens or neighbors and curse them, while enjoying self-approval from the shelter of one's own group" (p.
Those who were involved "wanted a reduction in their personal anxieties, a resolution of their practical problems, and a greater degree of self-approval," and Wesley offered them "a transformation of personal identity as an antidote to despair ..." (p.
'We weren't given the ad,'" Computer learning, we're told, lifts self-esteem, but what Oppenheimer beholds is a false sense of accomplishment, as with the student who built a Web project filled with thin platitudes about simulation games, while her website registered tidbits of self-approval such as "I think I demonstrate a lot of critical thinking." Of the teachers who notice the lazy habits of computer-learning, some have returned to books and blackboards, but others shrug them off as the mores of the Information Age.
Inebriated by self-approval, the UN is grounded in neither democratic consent nor territorial responsibilities, nor independent fiscal means, nor the material means of enforcing its judgments."