from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to absolutism; absolutist.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of, pertaining to, or characterized by absolutism; characteristic of absolutists or absolutism.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. pertaining to the principle of totalitarianism
Amber (ethnocentric, mythic): The Amber Altitude began about 5,000 years ago, and indicates a worldview that is traditionalist and mythic in nature—and mythic worldviews are almost always held as absolute (this stage of development is often called absolutistic).
Their twisted absolutistic thinking is all about punishing perceived rule breakers, while they break the largest rules of all and hide it or lie about it.
It is perhaps not surprising that absolutistic assumptions about life and its meaning were not part of Barack Obama's own upbringing.
DB: Well, right now we are seeing what we call our third level system: egocentric, predatory, express self impulsively, “to hell with others”—moving into the fourth level system: that absolutistic, one right way, ideology, -ism.
The sorry repercussions of embracing superhumanism-a new absolutistic faith - are everywhere to be seen.
~ BLOG: Meta-Genius: A Celebration of Ken's Writings Part 3 -- A Celebration of Ken is dysfunctional green, or extreme and absolutistic pluralism.
In your usual absolutistic view of things, you cannot understand that no system is perfect, or that it is simply a stage until it becomes corrupted and a society seeks something – usually drastic – to counter balance that corruption.
More to the point, we are far more likely to find devout creationists centered at absolutistic DQ-Blue and devout evolutionists centered at multiplistic ER-Orange.
Actually, Roger, there are other, less barbaric and absolutistic options…
Not all government is bad… that would be absolutistic.
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