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- n. A willingness to conform; conformity
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- n. orthodoxy in thoughts and belief.
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- n. orthodoxy in thoughts and belief
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We must also do battle against what we call conformism, referring to mediocre grades.
Actually openness results in American conformism—out there in the rest of the world is a drab diversity that teaches only that values are relative, whereas here we can create all the life-styles we want.
We should also wage an energetic war against what someone here called conformism having a mediocre grade.
Is criticism of left-wing "conformism" off-limits?
The Lonely Crowd sank into a dusty, period-piece near-oblivion from which it has never since reemerged, except occasionally as an item in Homeric catalogues of contemporaneous critiques of fifties "conformism"
From that premise, Benedict said that personal spiritual renewal requires “non-conformism,” an unwillingness to “submit oneself to the scheme of the current epoch.”
As Cardinal Ratzinger he observed that "the Successor of Peter is the rock which guarantees a rigorous fidelity to the Word of God against arbitrariness and conformism: hence the martyrological nature of his primacy".
In this student's view, the pressure for political conformism had combined with a suppressed anxiety about Islam into a toxic mix of hostility against one man.
But, for the most part, for all the talk of free debate, Soviet law schools taught conformism.
It's a parallel world to the starchy conformism of drab, respectable Britain.