demythologisation


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Synonyms for demythologisation

the restatement of a message (as a religious one) in rational terms

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43) The onslaught of demythologisation is relentless: in Sade's zoological sadism love is transformed into lust, pity is exposed as weakness, knowledge as violence.
Reflection upon the era preceding World War II--and a demythologisation of such--is useful not only for strategy, but also for a consideration of long-term goals.