civilizational love

Definitions

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  • adjective Pertaining to or arising from civilization

Etymologies

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civilization +‎ -al

Examples

  • Maybe they just have what Mark Steyn would term civilizational will.

    David Davis Gets a Shock

  • In my research into the history of racism and racial inequality I found that much of white supremacist or European racism had as its justification a belief in religious superiority and what I will call civilizational superiority.

    Dedrick Muhammad: Chael Sonnen Not Fit for Public Office

  • Nationalism has and could prove to be the most effective way for political leaders to win support and legitimacy from their people, a process that could even affect the pacifist nations of Germany and Japan that would drive nations to form partnerships based on interests and not on "civilizational" and other values.

    Leon T. Hadar: Dump All Those Paradigms: It's Nationalism, Stupid!

  • Nationalism has and could prove to be the most effective way for political leaders to win support and legitimacy from their people, a process that could even affect the pacifist nations of Germany and Japan that would drive nations to form partnerships based on interests and not on "civilizational" and other values.

    Leon T. Hadar: Dump All Those Paradigms: It's Nationalism, Stupid!

  • Nationalism has and could prove to be the most effective way for political leaders to win support and legitimacy from their people, a process that could even affect the pacifist nations of Germany and Japan that would drive nations to form partnerships based on interests and not on "civilizational" and other values.

    Leon T. Hadar: Dump All Those Paradigms: It's Nationalism, Stupid!

  • But the current crisis also demonstrated the need on the part of the Israelis and the Turks to refrain from turning these policy disagreements into a wide-ranging "civilizational" conflict.

    Leon T. Hadar: Talking Turkey About Turkey

  • While economic explanations allow us to understand the mounting debt problems facing many of the EU members, it is important to remember that political factors (institutional corruption; powerful socialist parties) and even "civilizational" issues (the influence of the conservative Catholic and Greek-Orthodox Churches) are some of the important reasons for the resistance to economic change in the southern European countries.

    Leon T. Hadar: Multipolarism sans the EU Pole? The Geopolitics of Europe's Economic Mess

  • While economic explanations allow us to understand the mounting debt problems facing many of the EU members, it is important to remember that political factors (institutional corruption; powerful socialist parties) and even "civilizational" issues (the influence of the conservative Catholic and Greek-Orthodox Churches) are some of the important reasons for the resistance to economic change in the southern European countries.

    Leon T. Hadar: Multipolarism sans the EU Pole? The Geopolitics of Europe's Economic Mess

  • "The idea that we're in some kind of civilizational challenge is completely wrong headed," he said.

    Michelle Haimoff: Economist Jeffrey Sachs: "We'll Get Out of This Mess"

  • But to show the "civilizational" standards of the Europeans at the time to be superior to the standards of their Arab enemies is quite false but unsurprising.

    Tuesday, May 31, 2005

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