will to power

noun
(in the philosophy of Nietzsche) the self-assertive creative drive in all individuals, regarded as the supreme quality of the superman.

Origin:
1895–1900

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The will to power, the will to use human beings in social experiments, is to be distrusted at all times.
His good efforts were met with implacable ideological warfare and will to power from the other side.
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