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dog·mat·ic school

ancient Greek school or tradition in medicine whose members were the successors to or followers of Hippocrates; they based their conceptions of disease upon the humoral theory and their practice upon experience and sound reasoning, and were comparatively free from fads, speculative theories, and dogma, which the term dogmatic falsely implies.

dogmatic

(dog-mă′tĭk)
1. Pert. to dogma or doctrine, e.g., of a religion.
2. Pert. to the expression of opinions in an uncompromising, arrogant manner.
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Those who dogmatically do so but ignore other Old Testament verses on everything else (such as diet and clothing) also ignore New Testament sayings that we ALL have sinned, and should seek out the plank in our own eyes before the sawdust in others eyes.
What this release highlights is the fact that Oracle should provide work-around instructions rather than dogmatically stick to immediate patching as the single alternative.
To validate the suspicion that Moyn dogmatically embraces the affirmation of "autonomous secular individualism" because it is the credo imposed upon its members by the New York intelligentsia as the condition of respectability, one would have to subject him to as careful a biographical study as the one he pens on Levinas.
Don't fret about the dogmatically expressed, but constantly changing, assertions from elsewhere, provided they do nobody any harm.
Medical providers should "hold firm (but not hubristically or dogmatically so) to their conceptions of their patients' good, while recognizing that in many cases their confidence in what is best is not rooted in their medical expertise."
In reality, he should have welcomed the move as it would dispel doubts that Thailand is being dogmatically self-righteous in its conduct at the border.
Life experience can change one's vision and beliefs, even those held dogmatically. Such is the life of Cole, as depicted in this autobiography.
The Conservatives are dogmatically opposed to regional agencies because they emerged a little over a decade ago out of the then Labour government's ambition to devolve some powers to regional assemblies.
First: it's absurd that the new government is stating that the previous figures for economic growth are ridiculously over optimistic then dogmatically insisting on putting through pounds 6bn of public sector cuts while simultaneously increasing fiscal tightening through tax increases - both will reduce economic growth.
The one criticism I would level at the book is that, like almost all accounts of the movement, it suffers from a considerable lack of critical engagement: is this new anarchism really beyond ideology, or is it in fact simply immersed in its own, often dogmatically rehearsed, beliefs?
The dogmatically disciplined Atelier Populaire, producers of the print, distrusted compromise because it inevitably plays 'into the hands of the Ruling Class.' Can it be we only think of ourselves and not of our proud leftist history?"--Mark Breeza
This will help you see that changing your mind about things is much more powerful than dogmatically going down the route you're expected to take.