driven to attain it.

NewAmerica

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Mandarin
Does it refer to "something"?

Thanks in advance

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Although he consciously may think he wants something, he is in actuality driven to attain it. “The need for glory has him in its clutches.” The glory that drives him operates in complete disregard for his best interests, or the best interest of others.

-Scientific American

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  • NewAmerica

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    Did the author mean that being driven to attain something is abnormal, while actively making efforts to attain it is normal?
     
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