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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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Moreover, one could state that the neo-fascists are more pro-European than the official ideologists.
The basic idea, stated since the creation of the Peasants' Party and strongly supported by its ideologists, was that the peasants, united in their own party, would be able to construct a new society, a "peasants' state".
Sceptical of both the triumphalism of Western liberal democracy proponents and the cultural relativism of Asian Values ideologists, the writers suggest a more nuanced and complex political reality as discerned from developments in the 1990s.
It is a well-balanced collection, showing how contemporary theorists of the Green City find that of all urban ideologists, Howard is closest to their aspirations.
The chapter on Frost's poetry is based on a cultural analysis of the social contexts which both the New Critics and the ideologists of the "republican melting pot" (p.
But what if "our" representative at the UN is an Alger Hiss or Harry Dexter White, or represents a White House run by one-world ideologists representing the CFR?
After the shock and sincere sorrow felt by every people on Earth for the atrocious and insane terrorist attack that targeted the American people, the most extremist ideologists and the most belligerent hawks, already set in privileged power positions, have taken command of the most powerful country in the world," he said.
Ideologists of the left and the right provide, of course, quick answers to these and other puzzles but do they really explain the peculiar world of big-time retail sales?
IN 1937, BERTOLT BRECHT SUGGESTED that replacing the word Volk--a noun in vogue at the time among the ideologists of Aryan superiority--with the neutral, even bureaucratic Bevolkerung (population) would be one way to "avoid a lie.
The purpose of the book is to rescue Pope from reductive theoreticians and crude ideologists and to revalue the subtlety and complexity of his moral and aesthetic world.
We should be trying to impress on the peoples of the world the truth about capitalism, that it is not, as bourgeois ideologists want us to believe, the "end of history," but that its continued existence can really bring the end of history.
Hence she does more justice to overt ideologists than to creative writers, ideological though they all were.