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                                                                                                                       . . . predominance of the will-force and the

                                                                                                                       capacities which make for strength, energy,

                                                                                                                       courage, leadership, protection, rule, victory

                                                                                                                       in every kind of battle, a creative and

                                                                                                                       formative action, the will-power which lays its

                                                                                                                       hold on the material of life and on the wills of

                                                                                                                       other men and compels the environment into

                                                                                                                       the shapes which the Shakti within us seeks to

                                                                                                                       impose on life or acts powerfully according to

                                                                                                                       the work to be done to maintain what is in

                                                                                                                       being or to destroy it and make clear the

                                                                                                                       paths of the world or to bring out into definite

                                                                                                                       shape what is to be.

                                                                                                                                  Sri Aurobindo, CWSA, 24: 744
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