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harmful to living things

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Burrow does an excellent job of elucidating the complexity of King's sexism without minimizing its inevitable deleteriousness.
While Roy acknowledges its historical significance as an expression of the popular racist ideas circulating in British Columbia at the time" (vi), she closes by pointing out that it is obsolete, the implication being that Canadians have come to understand the deleteriousness of racism.
Harassed, chagrined, ground down by labor, tormented, beaten down, bending under the burden of the piles of rags they collect: the poem's descriptive vocabulary, which culminates in the "vomissement" of the giant metropolis, underscores the deleteriousness of the ragpicker's position.
4) Because their purposes are often as pure as Carla's, I find it extremely difficult to confront most caregivers about the deleteriousness of their selflessness without risking that they will then immediately disqualify me as another patronizing expert who--stuck on the notion of a truer, hidden self--does not comprehend who they really are.
In this study, we used two diversification variables that we believe to have different implications for organizational structure and, consequently, for the eventual deleteriousness of organizational change: one concerns product-lines changes and the second, changes in brand portfolios.