Grendel - Western Civilizations "isms"
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Each man exist as an individual in a purpose of the universe; he MUST oppose this hostile environment through the exercise of his free will.
The belief that there is no meaning or purpose in existence.
The theory that the self is the only thing really existent.
Qualities of bravery, noble action; admired by others.
Patriotism; national interests are most important.
An empire of many nations and areas all controlled by a central government.
The doctrine that matter is the only reality & that everything in the world, including thought, will, feeling, can be explained only in terms of matter; comfort, pleasure, & wealth are the only or highest goals or values.
All forms of government interfere unjustly with with individual liberty and are, therefore, undesirable.
Dogmatic assertion of opinion, usually without reference to evidence.
Routine methods or procedures; mechanics; everything is entirely determined by a sequence of cause --- choice of action not free, but determined by a sequence of causes independent of will.
In philosophy, the doctrine that all knowledge is derived from a sense experience.
Immediate consciousness of the transcendent or ultimate reality of God.
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