a political theory advocating state ownership of industry
Colonel Qaddafi declared that his political system of permanent revolution would sweep away capitalism and
New York Times (Oct 20, 2011)
a theory favoring collectivism in a classless society
Recent polls show that instituting
in the United States is more popular than our democratically elected congressional leaders.
Washington Post (Nov 18, 2011)
the doctrine of a being that is without restriction
the quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others
At first, most people agreed that true
was a uniquely human characteristic requiring an awareness of one's actions as selfless.
Scientific American (Dec 8, 2011)
the doctrine of renunciation of worldly pleasures
Still the good monks continued to live in rigorous
; and their liberality to others often reduced them to extremities of privation.
Bolanden, Conrad von
the theory that increasing use of goods is beneficial
a form of government in which the ruler is unconstrained
Henceforward free government all over the world lay crushed beneath the military
the theory that self-interest is the basis of morality
Consequently, as is the way of human nature, her
is exasperated, and becomes more firmly concentrated upon her own welfare.
Boyd, Ernest Augustus
the doctrine that knowledge derives from experience
a doctrine that all events are predetermined in advance
She never questioned but that the fault lay entirely in herself, and a sort of
made her accept it all with apathetic matter-of-factness.
Delafield, E. M.
a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
In the United States, as elsewhere,
could be characterized as the most successful social movement of the 20th century.
New York Times (Dec 19, 2011)
an ethical system that values the pursuit of pleasure
In its heyday, Atlantic City was a haven of
, its mystique etched onto the Monopoly board.
Time (Sep 15, 2010)
doctrine promoting the welfare of mankind
The Reformation took up the educational work of
, and carried it forward.
the philosophical theory that thoughts are the only reality
a doctrine advocating freedom from government regulation
a policy of nonparticipation in international relations
a political orientation favoring social progress by reform
But San Francisco’s national reputation for
and libertinism really got going after Prohibition ended in 1933.
Slate (Jan 19, 2012)
the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
will be advanced as the only sound basis of rational thought and practice."
Holyoake, George Jacob
the doctrine that your country's interests are superior
Despite a reputation for deep-rooted
, Turkey has adopted liberal economic policies under Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party government over the past decade.
Reuters (Sep 28, 2011)
a doctrine that advocates destruction of the social system
In her despair she succumbed to a sort of
that made her ask: “What is the reason of anything?...
the doctrine that practical consequences determine value
the doctrine that reason is the basis for regulating conduct
There have been, since the waters of thought began to flow, two great streams running side by side,—
the principle of unrestricted power in government
an economic system based on private ownership of assets
’s focus on individualism and free contractual arrangements replaced a system in which familial, communal and religious bonds had greater influence over long-term relationships.
Salon (Aug 3, 2012)