Origin of self-immolation
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Or is it “a beautiful flare of ruin, self-immolation, disaster?”
In higher-income countries, self-immolation was rare and most often carried out by males, many of whom had a psychiatric history.
Kent Sepkowitz looks at the centuries-long practice of self-immolation—and why it persists from India to Vietnam to Iran.
Self-immolation has been around for centuries, having been intermittently practiced by protesting monks in the East.
It was as dramatic and cringe-worthy a self-immolation as I've ever seen.Daily Beast Contributors Weigh In on the GOP Debate||November 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Great love is always capable of expressing itself in sacrifice and self-immolation.Jerry of the Islands|Jack London
The words fell chillingly on the blaze of her self-immolation.Sanctuary|Edith Wharton
This they evince by self-immolation, after the manner of eastern wives.
Through his mind flashed the call to revolt, the born rebel's impulsive desire for self-immolation.August Strindberg, the Spirit of Revolt|L. (Lizzy) Lind-af-Hageby
John Crawford was a suicide, and he had chosen a peculiarly American mode of self-immolation.Shoulder-Straps|Henry Morford