from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. heathenism; paganism; the worship of false gods
- n. tribal feeling; devotion to one's gens
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Hethenism; paganism; the worship of false gods.
- n. Tribal feeling; devotion to one's gens.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being gentile or a gentile; formerly, heathenism; paganism; the worship of false gods.
While you appear only concerned about anti-semitism, you're clearly unconcerned, about "anti-gentilism"!
What you call "anti-semitism", is no different, than "anti-gentilism", that is hatred of other groups, by Jews.
Anyone unaware of "anti-gentilism", need only look at the long running situation, in Palestine!
I also had occasion to read the Talmud where I found the answer to the age-old question of why everybody hates the jews: barbaric jewish anti-gentilism or anti-goyism if you prefer.
None had fairly begun to emerge from gentilism; none had advanced so far as the Greeks of the first Olympiad or the Romans under the rule of the Tarquins.
It was gentilism that everywhere prevailed throughout the myriads of unrecorded centuries during which the foremost races of mankind struggled up through savagery and barbarism into civilization, while weaker and duller races lagged behind at various stages on the way.
Let the mass of the people in any nation lapse into the ignorance and barbarism of atheism, or lose themselves in that supreme sophism called pantheism, the grand error of ancient as well as of modern gentilism, and liberty, social or political, except that wild kind of liberty, and perhaps not even that should be excepted, which obtains among savages, would be lost and irrecoverable.
Apollonius Tyanaeus, who endeavoured to retrieve gentilism in opposition to Christianity, attempted it by such strange and seemingly miraculous actions.
For where, upon a survey of the world lying under gentilism, can we find truth even in principles of speculation, but much less in those of practice?
Delusion, his first art of ruining mankind; which is displayed by a survey of the world lying under gentilism, in their principles of speculation and practice, 239.
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