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acting with less concern for yourself than for the success of the joint activity

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The model of followers' responses to self-sacrificial leadership: an empirical test.
In other words, when examining the strux, e to transform religious belief to behavior, especially self-sacrificial acts, an unwillingness to " remain in contact with private experiences such as painful thoughts and emotions" (Chawla & Ostafin, 2007) may influence these two variables.
Self-sacrificial leadership was assessed with five items inspired by the work of Conger and Kanungo (1998), on a 5-point Likert-type scale ([alpha] = .82) ranging from 1 (strongly disagree) to 5 (strongly agree).
It will involve, as a fitting response, self-sacrificial appropriation of grace and wisdom which are likewise self-sacrificial.
This September, my hope and prayer is that we will provoke one another, young and old, to live out Chrises self-sacrificial love.
Given the fundamentalist, self-sacrificial mindset of the mullahs who run Iran, Israel knows that deterrence may not work as well as it did with the comparatively rational men who ran the Kremlin and White House during the cold war.
Essentially, men are more likely to start wars and to defend their own group, sometimes in very risky and self-sacrificial ways.
The point is that so few of us know him, James Lawson, Diane Nash, John Lewis and many other incredibly self-sacrificial people who fought for the rights of African-Americans, the poor and the underprivileged, etc.
Self-sacrifice." (13) Undoubtedly, the director has accentuated the self-sacrificial nature of the protagonist's death, given the depiction of Walt's death as a human bloodbath.
One is tempted to describe this film as the portrayal, in Catholic monastic garb, of a very Anabaptist understanding of discipleship and the self-sacrificial love of enemies.
The main purpose of this essay has been to show that evolutionary considerations are quite compatible with the type of ethics of radical altruism that we find in Levinas, with selection generally favoring self-sacrificial behaviors in mammals that go hand in hand with the development of parental care.
John Wesley, for example, published an edition of Edwards's Life of Brainerd that painted Brainerd as a sober, self-sacrificial Arminian.
Cooking, historically a role assigned to women, is a way to communicate love either within a family or as part of a mating ritual, and marital break-ups and the formation of new relationships are often traced to the self-sacrificial effort involved in this activity.
As everyone benefits from a healthier environment, buying green demonstrates a person's selflessness - making them appear pro-social, rather than pro-self, self-sacrificial rather than selfindulgent.
Thus Morel himself almost dies in a coal-mining accident--a near fulfillment of Paul's secret wish that he be "killed at pit" (85) (12); William dies in London in a "dreadful paroxysm" without recognizing his mother (166); Paul almost dies from pneumonia, saved only by his mother's self-sacrificial exchange of her own strength for his abject lack of it (171); and (in Part 2), Mrs.