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Activism

A doctrine or practice that emphasises vigourous non-violent action as a force to meet political ends.
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Is there an activistic bias in the usual notions of"free will" that causes us to overlook our wholly passive yet willing complicity in sin?
The REC may think that the Alliance is too broad, vague, without a clear confessional basis, too political and activistic.
The Rainforest Alliance (a New York City-based organization not to be confused with the more activistic Rainforest Action Network) likes to think of itself as an education and policy organization driven by science.
James McCracken analyzes how the emerging nationalist movement in Malawi found allies in activistic Scottish Presbyterian missionaries who lobbied the British government for native political rights in the mid-twentieth century.