It is a very small step from manipulating oneself to please others to manipulating others to please oneself
Such capacity, signaled by repeated claims to have freedom (tauata'ina) or to be able to please oneself
(faiteliha pe koe), was always constrained and hemmed in by duties and obligations, but it was strongly recognized and articulated by persons, recognized and accommodated in each other.
To please one's parents and to please oneself
is a conflict that many young people find themselves stuck in.
If one was a school master it was a reserved occupation; one could please oneself
about joining the Army, air force or navy, or staying on to teach the children.
In the press release, he claims Magritte as a model for working only to please oneself
, nose-thumbing critical opinion, and Magritte seems to drive much of the imagery as well (e.