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Synonyms for elemental

Synonyms for elemental

of or being an irreducible element

forming an essential element, as arising from the basic structure of an individual

Synonyms for elemental

of or being the essential or basic part

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Elementalism is involved when we seek the cause of something, unconsciously assuming there is only one cause--for example, the cause of juvenile delinquency, the cure for cancer, the way to raise children.
Mahler was sometimes evoked here, and, more, the raw elementalism of Janacek in this gripping affirmation of the creative life-force.
Pula (2000) referred to the hyphen as Korzybski's cure for elementalism.
31: "The term psycho-logical [hyphenated] will always be used either with a hyphen to indicate its [non-elementalistic] character, or in quotation marks, without a hyphen, when we refer to the old elementalism.
We practice elementalism when we talk about feelings and thoughts as if they were distinct elements that can exist without each other.