Definitions

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  • noun The world as seen in terms of the attitudes, belief systems, assumptions etc. of a given society or people.

Etymologies

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From thought + world. Compare German Gedankenwelt.

Examples

  • In Philo's extreme thought-world the biblical description of Godhead could have been reinterpreted in terms of God's extension.

    HANDS Across the Godhead?

  • If one wants to immerse oneself in the thought-world of Jesus' contemporaries then the second temple literature will probably get you closer.

    HANDS Across the Godhead?

  • So is excising a single sentence from the thought-world expressed in numerous ancient texts and attributing to that sentence a meaning that would more likely occur to an Alan Dershowitz than an anxiety stricken poet.

    The Inerrancy of Ecclesiastes 9:2-6

  • There is just no tool in the GOP kit, no paradigm in the modern conservative thought-world, ready to deal with this reality.

    New Hampshire Towns Running Out Of Ballots, Especially For The Dems

  • By undertaking an investigation into the feeling, the thought-world of secularity both religious within secular and non-religious within secular, Taylor is light years ahead of the dumb faith-science debates.

    Sri Aurobindo seeks synergy between religion and politics

  • By undertaking an investigation into the feeling, the thought-world of secularity both religious within secular and non-religious within secular, Taylor is light years ahead of the dumb faith-science debates.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The brain indeed is one such evolved instrument that expresses itself through a certain type of thought-world.

    A new kind of Monism

  • For to put the matter at its baldest, we live in a thought-world, and the thinking has gone very bad indeed.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • For to put the matter at its baldest, we live in a thought-world, and the thinking has gone very bad indeed.

    THE CLOSING OF THE AMERICAN MIND

  • That was, after I'd waited ten units or so for him to come out of his thought-world.

    Timegod's World

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