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  • noun Plural form of absolutist.

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Examples

  • American absolutists 'two biggest mistakes: Communist China & Islamistan yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' American absolutists\ 'two biggest mistakes: Communist China & Islamistan'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: In the late 1940s, "Old China Hands" tried to warn the American absolutists in Washington that they were following blinkered policies guaranteed to lose China to the communists.

    American absolutists' two biggest mistakes: Communist China & Islamistan

  • But I suspect that the usual forces that keep sensible things from being done on Capital Hill, namely the absolutists on one side and the repealers on the other, will keep the law from being modified.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » No More Rhinestone Cowboys and Cowgirls?

  • But I suspect that the usual forces that keep sensible things from being done on Capital Hill, namely the absolutists on one side and the repealers on the other, will keep the law from being modified.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » No More Rhinestone Cowboys and Cowgirls?

  • "And that it has sometimes been the cranks, the zealots, the prophets, the agitators and the unreasonable -- in other words the absolutists -- that have fought for a new order."

    Assyrian International News Agency

  • In his book Dawkins complains about "absolutists", how they do not bother with "slippery slope" arguments (do they suffer? do they have a nervous system?) a fetus or a cluster of cells is human and we should not kill humans and thats that, he doesn't like this absolutist stance.

    Dawkins, Hussein, and ALF

  • That he rails against "absolutists", pro-lifers and anti-stem cell research activists, but not against animal rights terrorists, the very idea that animal research must cease, despite it's track record and contributions to medical science, and that he ignores the violence perpetrated against scientists, is troubling.

    Dawkins, Hussein, and ALF

  • That he rails against "absolutists", pro-lifers and anti-stem cell research activists, but not against animal rights terrorists, the very idea that animal research must cease, despite it's track record and contributions to medical science, and that he ignores the violence perpetrated against scientists, is troubling.

    Dawkins, Hussein, and ALF

  • What assertions by biologists are "bullsh*t", and how on earth are biologists "absolutists"?

    Analogy, How Scientifically Powerful is It?

  • Mr. Obama makes it clear that there is no place, in the politics he advocates, for those "absolutists" who would defy the community.

    Barack Obama, Shaman

  • Of the 20,900 COs drafted into the army, 4,000 refused to participate in any military role, and 450 "absolutists" were sent to prison.

    Archive 2004-07-01

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