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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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But this shouldn't be justification for involvement in a flawed and ideologically questionable educational trend.
Regarding David Imig: The point of my research was not that foundations courses are missing, but that their content is generally shallow and ideologically slanted.
With the benefit of extensive archival and field research, Professor Bytwerk reveals that inevitably propagandists come to believe their own distortions while the recipients of their work grown increasingly cynical as the ideologically driven announcements diverge from real world experience and observation.
Bush's Cabinet, the last dove among hawks, the last multilateralist in a government ideologically wedded to unilateral action abroad.
Where they do not, and where still better results are sought, the real fixes are likely to be more mundane than ideologically lurid: upgraded teacher education, resources focused on pupils who need them, smaller classes, and accountability through standard testing that is used more for diagnosis than to panic teachers and students into learning how to beat the tests.
Bush's policies on women's issues are as ideologically driven and mean-spirited at home as they are internationally.
Addressing hundreds of abortion rights supporters at a rally, Kerry attacked President George Bush for trying to pack the courts with what the Massachusetts senator described as ideologically motivated judges who would try to undermine abortion rights.
Loewenstein begins his study by noting that there were three important institutions for regulating the Elizabethan press: the royal licensing that served to keep ideologically unacceptable books out of print; entry into the register of the Stationers' Company, a guild privilege by which an individual member obtained the exclusive right to market a text; and the granting of patents, by which certain stationers were given control over entire classes of publication.
Ideologically, many supported the idea of getting welfare recipients off the welfare rolls and into permanent employment.
They defy the genre musically and ideologically, touching on topics such as the Roman Empire, the 9/11 tragedy, aliens and weed, while musically challenging your ears with sub-bass drops that rattle your stomach and a grind speed that is nano-second sensitive on the timing scale.
I disagree ideologically with many of Mr Blair's policies, but respect his point of view and defend his right to express it.
According to Bauckham, the texts are not ideologically neutral, but they need to be examined without assumptions and with an openness to see them as "innocent until proved guilty" (p.