The writer Richard Manning has argued that 'the most destructive force in the American West is its commanding views, because they foster the illusion that we command.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
Creative Darkness Decide Destructive Every
Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.
Destroys Destructive Limiting Only Our
Self pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
The problem with alienating, self-destructive behavior is people get it into their heads it’s a cry for help. It wasn’t.
There is perhaps no phenomenon which contains so much destructive feeling as 'moral indignation,' which permits envy or hate to be acted out under the guise of virtue.
double-standards envy hate indignation morality