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ideology

 [i″de-ol´o-je, id″e-ol´o-je]
1. the science of the development of ideas.
2. the body of ideas characteristic of an individual or of a social unit.

i·de·ol·o·gy

(ī'dē-ol'ŏ-jē, id-ē-),
The composite system of ideas, beliefs, and attitudes that constitutes an individual's or group's organized view of others.
[ideo- + G. logos, study]

ideology

/ide·ol·o·gy/ (i″de-ol´ah-je) (id″e-)
1. the science of the development of ideas.
2. the body of ideas characteristic of an individual or of a social unit.

ideology

[ī′de·ol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, idea
a scheme of ideas or systematic organization of ideas associated with doctrine and philosophy.

i·de·ol·o·gy

(ī'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The powerful and authoritative messages communicated through language or culture that tell us who we are and how we are to behave.
[ideo- + G. logos, study]
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ideologists to bear the burden of their own vulnerable analogizing.
A leaked Pentagon briefing branded it an enemy of the US and backer of terrorism "at every level of the chain from planners to financiers, cadre to footsoldier, ideologist to cheerleader".
The Saudis are active at every level of the terror chain, from planners to financiers, from cadre to foot-soldier, from ideologist to cheerleader," according to the report, which was presented on July 10 to the Defense Policy Board, a group of prominent intellectuals and former senior officials that advises the Pentagon on defense policy.
The Saudis are active at every level of the terror chain, from planners to financiers, from cadre to foot-soldier, from ideologist to cheerleader,' Laurent Murawiec, a former adviser to the French Ministry of Defence, told the Pentagon's defence policy board.
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But when a Catholic ideologist of Saint Thomas Aquinas' stature pronounces against the current personhood credo, Christians cannot so easily shout "heretic" and consign him to burn in some obscure level of hell.
Most importantly, this marginalizing treatment obscures the ever present philosophical obligation not only to understand the basic "engendering consciousness" of the ideologist but also to know the specific distortions that such a consciousness produces.
I must note that when the Turkish police launched a crackdown on the members of Ergenekon, a clandestine organization nested within the state trying to overthrow or manipulate the democratically elected government, Aleksandr Dugin, a popular ideologist of the creation of a Eurasian empire against North Atlantic interests, held a press conference in Moscow to protest the detentions.
Hisni Saqiri, president of NDU and main ideologist and promoter of this concept, assesses that the other options for Macedonia, as a joint country for all its citizens, are falling through.
It is known that certain Marina Sabitova (political consultant from Kazakhstan, OSCE employee and ideologist of Kazakh Social Democratic opposition) will work for Atambaev's campaign," the edition said.
According to Chisick, "Behind every ideologist in a print culture stands a businessman or a manager.
Nil Nonn, president of the trial chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, opened the hearing in the presence of the three defendants -- former Khmer Rouge ideologist and second-in-command Nuon Chea; former head of state Khieu Samphan, and former Foreign Minister Ieng Sary.