The Orthodox Way, Ware, 1993 ed. p. 155. “The passions, then, are to be purified, not killed; to be educated, not eradicated… we say, not ’suppress’ but ‘transfigure’…”
And I saw:
“rechanneling destructive impulses is a sign of maturity” at [a].
The repurposing of the energies that motivate angst and fear and hate… to turn those energies toward skillful means that get things done. That remove illusion (and bear in mind, creation can be violent too)…
Hm. Death to the World, attenuated. Or loaded with a subtlety.