autochthonous ideas

au·toch·thon·ous i·de·as

thoughts that suddenly burst into awareness as if they are vitally important, often as if they have come from an outside source.
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au·toch·thon·ous i·de·as

(aw-tok'thŏn-ŭs ī-dē'ăz)
Thoughts that suddenly burst into awareness as if they are vitally important, often as if they have come from an outside source.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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But once Atlantic empires imploded in the early nineteenth century, the rise of nation states tended to pull historians into treating nations as silos filled with their own autochthonous ideas of nationhood.