OVERT-MOTIVATOR SEQUENCE, 1. if a fellow does an overt, he will then believe he’s got to have a motivator or that he has had a motivator. (AHMC 2, 6012C31) 2. the sequence wherein someone who has committed an overt has to claim the existence of motivators. The motivators are then likely to be used to justify committing further overt acts. (PXL Gloss)
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