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authoritarianism

Definitions

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  • noun A form of government in which the governing body has absolute, or almost absolute, control. Typically this control is maintained by force, and little heed is paid to public opinion or the judicial system.

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  • noun a form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.)

Etymologies

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authoritarian +‎ -ism

Examples

  • If that which we call authoritarianism/by any other name would smell as sweet ...

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  • The difference between authority and authoritarianism is similar to the difference between love and rape.

    Current Affairs

  • The difference between authority and authoritarianism is similar to the difference between love and rape.

    Dissent and Heresy

  • The difference between authority and authoritarianism is similar to the difference between love and rape.

    History

  • So it would appear as if the cure for authoritarianism is democracy.

    Apologetics

  • Targeted markets are democracies where arguably authoritarianism is no longer a “disease” that needs treatment.

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  • The difference between authority and authoritarianism is similar to the difference between love and rape.

    Protestantism

  • The difference between authority and authoritarianism is similar to the difference between love and rape.

    Apologetics

  • So it would appear as if the cure for authoritarianism is democracy.

    Protestantism

  • So it would appear as if the cure for authoritarianism is democracy.

    Current Affairs

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