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Technology is no longer some huge extrinsic force that only reaches us in times of war, industrial upheaval, or nuclear paranoia.
All seamlessly addressed—not as extrinsic concerns but as inevitable elements of the larger story.‘Broadchurch’ Is Great TV for Fans of ‘Downton Abbey,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ and ‘Prime Suspect’|Andrew Romano|August 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Here in a nutshell, we have an excellent illustration of two approaches of creative motivation—extrinsic and intrinsic.
Extrinsic motivation is about external rewards—money, position, recognition.
Those who rely more or less on claims extrinsic, are sure to be surpassed by those whose power is from within.
Nay the highest ensign that men ever met and embraced under, the Cross itself, had no meaning save an accidental extrinsic one.Sartor Resartus|Thomas Carlyle
By means of the extrinsic muscles the larynx is connected with the bones of the chest, neck, and head.The Psychology of Singing|David C. Taylor
In New York, the courts adhere to the English rule, and admit no extrinsic evidence, except to explain a latent ambiguity.The Curiosities and Law of Wills|John Proffatt
Milton has an allusion to an eclipse of the Sun which possesses a two-fold interest—intrinsic and extrinsic.The Story of Eclipses|George Chambers