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A long-lasting abundance of sibling planets might therefore have protected Earth from destructive chaos, and may be part of what made life on Earth possible, says astronomer Uffe Gråe Jørgensen of the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen.Planets with many neighbors may be the best places to look for life|Lisa Grossman|November 16, 2020|Science News
Opinion research is a powerful tool, like a chainsaw or an Excel spreadsheet—efficient in the right hands, but destructive when not used with care.Polling is driving us mad, but the alternative would be much worse|Tim Fernholz|November 2, 2020|Quartz
He gave the example of the destructive wildfires in California, which in previous years have been sparked by power lines in electrical networks that Tricoire said needed retrofitting.
He’s been enormously destructive, as destructive as he possibly could be.Gloria Steinem: ‘I’ve never seen this much activism in my life’|ehinchliffe|October 26, 2020|Fortune
I know for my part this constant sense of tethering has been destructive.Stop doomscrolling on social media and read a book|matthewheimer|October 25, 2020|Fortune
But the pacification of Iraq would come without addressing Suleimani or his destructiveness.Iran’s Top Spy Is the Modern-Day Karla, John Le Carré’s Villainous Mastermind|Michael Weiss|July 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such efforts promise to limit both the duration and destructiveness of combat.The Art of Strategy: Or How to Fight and Lead Better|James A. Warren|December 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Those who carry out this pillage probably believe they can outrun their own destructiveness.Chris Hedges and Joe Sacco Chronicle Mining Catastrophes in West Virginia|Chris Hedges, Joe Sacco|June 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Destructiveness small; this is not a gentleman who will do very much damage.
Perhaps foreign air and warmer climates develop, like a hot-bed, our innate instinct of destructiveness.Sword and Gown|George A. Lawrence
Others, I have observed, when irritated, pass the hand over destructiveness.
The increasing destructiveness and intolerableness of war waged with the new powers of science.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
The great outstanding lesson thus far is the extraordinary destructiveness of the torpedoes that have found their mark.