Origin of self-destruction
Examples from the Web for self-destruction
The British aristocracy is littered with stories of unmitigated spendthrifts who seem bent on self-destruction.
The game has become our modern Passion Play, self-destruction as our highest form of heroism.Two New Films Preach Our Nation’s Corrosive Gridiron Gospel|Steve Almond|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he later expanded on this idea, and said he suffered from what he called the self-destruction switch.
Eli Lake talks with the veteran MC about his new record, ‘Keynote Speaker,’ and ‘self-destruction.’
His life became a morass of anger and self-destruction: suicide attempts, gang activity.Carmine Galasso’s ‘Crosses’: Childhoods Robbed by the Church|The Daily Beast|March 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And he found that he could not destroy the bust: for the act would have about it too ominous a flavor of self-destruction.The Penalty|Gouverneur Morris
And as these dogs are worth anywhere from $100 up, the driver has much ado to prevent the self-destruction of his team.In to the Yukon|William Seymour Edwards
Religion strengthened it, as it is so apt to strengthen any form of self-destruction, short of technical suicide.Young Lives|Richard Le Gallienne
With a precipice on one side of his house and a potato-field on the other, what could save him from despair and self-destruction?
You are right, she did take it herself, and it was a suicide; but who terrified her into this act of self-destruction?The Leavenworth Case|Anna Katherine Green