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- adj. Of or pertaining to totalism.
- adj. Having the state of each cell represented by a number, and the value of a cell dependent only on the sum of the values of nearby cells.
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- adj. of or relating to the principles of totalitarianism according to which the state regulates every realm of life
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Should it be simply assumed that members of sufficiently "totalistic" groups lack free will?
You can argue about whether the totalistic ideology of Islam renders it capable of adaptation to modern Western values.
Scholar Sean McCloud of North Carolina-Charlotte (in an article in the 2006 book Faith in America) suggests high-pressure totalistic religions have not disappeared.
According to CNN, the suit charges that the chain is a "a totalistic, high-demand cult group" and that employees are submitted to "psychological manipulation, indoctrination and various techniques of coercive thought reform designed to induce them to become founder Ilchi Lee's disciples and devote themselves to serving him and his 'vision.'"
I expect we could easily classify people who use images like that “fundamentalists” since their “deep and totalistic commitment” means they think everyone wants to share in their obsession.
However there are far worse things than a totalistic iron regime as the world is approaching its end due to various plots and schemes from the previous book.
Calling it a "totalistic, high demand cult - group" which manipulates its members to serve Ilchi Lee's financial interests.
PHILLIPS: Ryan Kent represents 27 former Dahn Yoga employees who are suing the organization, calling it a, quote, "totalistic, high - demand cult group" which manipulates its members to serve Ilchi Lee's financial interest.
PHILLIPS: Ryan Kent represents 27 former Dahn Yoga employees who are suing the organization, calling it, quote, a totalistic, high demand cult-group, which manipulates its members to serve Ilchi Lee's financial interests.
Calling it a "totalistic, high demand cult group, which manipulates its members to serve Ilchi lee's financial interest."
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