Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as Manicheism.

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Examples

  • Rawls repeats the common charge that Hellenism had corrupted Christianity, tempting Christians to adopt various heresies, including gnosticism, docetism, manicheanism, and montanism.

    Matthew Yglesias » Before There Was Early Rawls…

  • But in the real world beyond the cartoon manicheanism of the left, the people who struggle against a villainous regime may themselves be villainous.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • But in the real world beyond the cartoon manicheanism of the left, the people who struggle against a villainous regime may themselves be villainous.

    Heroes and villains

  • Don't worry, you'll grow up some day, stop reading "The Nation" as news and understand that the world is more complex than you can see through the blinders of your primitive manicheanism.

    "The GOP has morphed from a party that reveres limited government to a party that is girlishly infatuated with executive authority."

  • When the later cartoons, Beast Wars and Beast Machines, began their run, the situation was similar-initially unable to get away from manicheanism in a children's cartoon, they settled for other tactics of maturing the brand.

    The House Next Door

  • etc. by a poet from another aesthetic tradition & find myself unable to work up any sort of enthusiasm, I get all worried that I'm falling into the manicheanism that Don Share excoriates so nicely in his "little everyday fascisms" post*, referring transparently yet coyly to Ron Silliman's response to the reams of reviewery devoted to the Lowell / Bishop letters.

    Culture Industry

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