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  • noun Plural form of dynamist.


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  • In The Future and its Enemies (1998), Postrel tossed aside the traditional left-right paradigm and posited a new post-Cold War divide between "dynamists" and "stasists," in which the former championed choice and creativity and the latter clung to fear and control.

    Reason Magazine

  • Ang boto ay mahalagang-hijack na sa pamamagitan ng isang grupo ng mga dynamists: astronomers na pag-aaral ng mga kilos at gravitational epekto ng makalangit na bagay, na naapi na pamplaneta geologists ay gayon karaming impluwensya sa kahulugan ng nakaraang linggo, na idinagdag ng tatlong bagong planets sa ating solar system, sa halip kaysa sa eliminating ng isang makalangit na katawan namin tinatanggap bilang isang planeta para sa 76 taon na ngayon. »2,006» Septiyembre

  • Climate dynamists sic understand the importance of such phenomena in understanding the highly variable pattern of surface temperature changes in past centuries, and rarely, if ever, argue for the existence of globally uniform or synchronous temperature change in past centuries.

    National Academies Panel on Temperature Reconstruction « Climate Audit

  • But I can't help but wonder how long it will take for all those "libertarians" and "dynamists" out there in blogville to recognize the religious chokehold Bush II is unleashing, and how it it will stifle creativity and enterprise worse than the worst liberal Nanny State if unopposed.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • Virginia Postrel's book is about the differences between dynamists and _stasists_, that is, those in favor of change and innovation vs. those in favor of the status quo.

    changing the channel - Anil Dash

  • My problem with "dynamists vs. stasists" as I've seen it is that it's expressed as you seem to be doing: "Dynamists" - radical innovators that are the source of everything good, if they're not hindered by pesky bureaucracy

    changing the channel - Anil Dash

  • So then when I started writing the book and I was doing research in 1995, I said, ` Well, gee, I'd better go find some of these dynamists, you know.

    The Future and Its Enemies

  • LAMB: Rule number five, for dynamists, something you invented:

    The Future and Its Enemies

  • And so I would say that most libertarians are dynamists, but not all dynamists are libertarians.

    The Future and Its Enemies

  • Some dynamists, like Kant, admit the continuity of the forces constituting matter, but the majority admit centres or atoms of forces acting on one another.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy


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