from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See dudism.
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SERVICE/WEB SITE COST TIME TO GET ORDAINED COMMENT Church of the Latter-Day Dude www. dudeism.com Free Instantaneous The organization's philosophy merges ideas from Taoism, the movie "The Big Lebowski," and frequently uses the word "dude."
He was in the stockyard when I first saw him, working like any ordinary station hand, for it was the busy portion of the year, and at such times the squatters 'sons work like any hired hand, only a lot harder, if they are worth their salt, and have not been bitten by the mania for dudeism during their college course in the cities.
Until he gets so far along in his dudeism that he gets his arms up like that and can't get them down.
i'm thinking about joining the church of dude...dudeism...and becoming a dude priest...cover all my bases
Savagery and ignorance, barbarism and ambition, civilization and sybaritism, dudeism and intellectual decay; then once more savagery and ignorance proclaim the complete circle, -- that we have traveled from nadir to zenith and from zenith to nadir -- when once again we begin with painful steps and slow to repace the path which carries us to the very verge of godhood and wreathes our brows with immortal bays, then brings us down -- even while we think we mount -- until we touch a level beneath the very brute.