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It was a creation of beauty and invulnerability. It was a goddess, radiant, that bended its form with an imperious gesture to him.
Cannon had heard so much of the invulnerability of this tremendous animal, that he never attempted to fire, but, slipping the strap from his forehead, let go the buffalo meat and ran for his life.
But, side by side with this sense of insecurity, there is a vital faith in our invulnerability to the shaft of death while engaged in any task that seems assigned by Providence as our proper thing to do, and which the world would have cause to mourn for should we leave it unaccomplished.
This can translate into feelings of superiority and invulnerability. It all leads to people thinking they are much better drivers than they actually are.
What constitutes definitive invulnerability? What does it mean that something bad has not yet happened?
Once a bacterium develops drug resistance, a genetic element that's common in bacteria enables the newfound invulnerability to rapidly spread to other bacteria--even beyond the original species.
The authors find a consistent retrenchment of grief into the anger phase, where the pain of losing national invulnerability is transferred to externalized aggression.
Invulnerability. Some executives believe they can get away with anything because they are immune to the normal consequences of behavior that limit the behavior of others.
It is not uncommon for those who hold these values to convey a certain invulnerability that often translates behaviorally as lack of respect, under-appreciating multiple perspectives, objectivity polarized against emotion and intuition, failure to seek win-win solutions, or as insularity and lack of openness.
Order is remarkable for how well Rowling has structured the story and infused her characters in this magical world with the real emotional concerns of teens: the vulnerability, the invulnerability, the need for empowerment and rebellion against authority, the need for parental love and approval, the recklessness, the fear, the loneliness, the need to be alone, the need to belong, the despair, the optimism.
The wall is clearly an attempt at invulnerability. If it stops suicide bombings, it may be the best thing to do.