passivism


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Synonyms for passivism

the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable

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He saw the dangers that loom when society is reduced to passivism and irresponsibility, while it expects to receive everything from an omnipotent state.
On the other hand, the emerging perception of US passivism itself creates a relevant situation.
Lecturer in English, University of Sindh, Laar Campus, Badin, Tufail Chandio in his paper on `Social dynamics of Sindh and the poignant impact of Sindhi proverbs developing massive mindset among natives', said the social fabrics of Sindhi society and impact of Sindhi proverbs or sayings, which inculcate a negative mindset leading to passivism and inaction, hence all the doors to activism, progress and development stay shut upon the natives.
Various features of Millais' treatment of Ophelia's death, be it her flawless garments, or "her inertia and passivism as if she had been turned into another plant in the scene" (Mesa-Villar 2004: 228), remained an inspiration for contemporary models posing for photographs in necroOphelian style.
After the Cold War, a short period of time was described in scientific literature as: unipolar passivism which is a hegemonic system's unwillingness to control the remotest system areas and engage into full dominance.
Nostalgia, through its selective memory of the past, through its escapism, passivism and fatalistic facade, becomes an alternative in this context, generating, in turn, disappointment expressed in low levels of electoral turnout, disinterest in and a passive stance concerning the public (i.
The Stoics do not advocate passivism, believing that one remains indifferent to the world if and only if one cannot change it.
At the same time, by maintaining that this primary causality simultaneously guarantees the integrity of creaturely secondary causes, he can avoid a radical passivism that would present the individual as a mere vessel for spiritual experience (Erleben) or feelings.
The AK Party, unlike its passivism in the Semdinli case, actively prevented the HSYK from doing so.
Noddings also examines the positive role of religion by offering a brief review of passivism but also notes that to believe Ghandi's satyagraha would succeed against the Nazis is unrealistic.
In this community we observe how pacifism - the pursuit of peace, degrades to passivism - state of being passive.
The system of political jurisprudence is preferred because it encourages judicial activism and creative dynamism in the justice delivery process, which is why it is more responsive to the needs of society than that of mechanical jurisprudence, which encourages judicial passivism and self-restraint.
Both the policy and the courts are comfortable; instead of choosing an active litigation, judicial activism, they choose passive justice, judicial passivism, position, stressing that this issue should be regulated by the legislature, politics, and politicians.
Whittington discusses one such type of "judicial passivism.
In July of 1920 after a meeting of the Northern Baptist Convention and during the publication of comment on it, proto-fundamentalist leaders complained about passivism and complacency within the denominational ranks.