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1(lack of cultivation)barbarie feminine
- There is an insightful section on the Bolsheviks' fear of hooliganism and their tendency to link disorder and barbarism with popular culture.
- And like past challenges to civilization, such barbarism thrives on Western appeasement and considers enlightened deference as weakness, if not decadence.
- Ideas and culture are what differentiate civilization from barbarism, not the economy.
- ‘Differences in social ethics only exist between civilization and barbarism, not between capitalism and socialism,’ Feng said.
- For the great Scottish skeptic, the oscillation between civilization and barbarism was coeval with human history; in ethical and political terms the future was bound to be much like the past.
- And yes, sometimes you fight to give people freedom only to discover that the people choose not to choose, or that they choose barbarism to civilization.
- It's a war between civilization and barbarism.
- In the play's opposition of civilization and barbarism, Shakespeare tends to identify with the outsiders - and thus with the charges Voltaire was to level against him.
- Fifteen years on, and many, if not most, of the negative trends previously seen as evidence of our civilization's descent into barbarism are in reverse.
- The line between civilization and barbarism is much thinner than Downer implies.
- It is a clash between barbarism and civilization.
- The Daggian faith was based on the belief that an ancient man called Dagan had received divine insight to organize all mankind into countries and civilizations after centuries of barbarism.
- You think that a wall as solid as the earth separates civilization from barbarism.
- These notions when confronted with Jahangir's own interest in, possession and treatment of elephants give rise to a particular manifestation of the ideologies of barbarism and civilization.
- Their act of foundation was ‘the bright strong line between desolate barbarism and busy civilisation’.
- From the official perspective, the issue was simple: barbarism versus civilization.
- Each viewed his trial as a pivot on a line in history dividing barbarism from civilization.
- In fact, their absence would reduce us to barbarism and utter poverty.
- Purism, however, also has its barbarisms, such as the quasiclassical plurals octopi and syllabi for octopus and syllabus, competing with octopuses and syllabuses.
- For instance, Fowler preferred Britishism to Briticism, labelling the latter a barbarism; Burchfield simply comments that Briticism is now the more usual term in scholarly work.
- It was printed in hard-to-read Gothic font, and is reproduced with all its original barbarisms, spellings and syntax.
- For a 15-year-old, it was - to use a modern barbarism - totally incredible.