rugged individualism


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It is not only rugged individualism that is demanded as a prerequisite for masculinity and which provides the script for masculine performance, but the rugged collectivism of the armed forces.
Norton, 2008) Cacioppo and science writer William Patrick suggest that while rugged individualism may play well in movie theaters, in real life it's dangerous and truly self-defeating.
the first week of October, billed itself as "the only film festival in the world devoted to celebrating America's timeless traditional values like freedom, rugged individualism, and the triumph of the human spirit.
Feeling that the New Deal destroyed rugged individualism with its programs designed to uplift, Gray spoke out.
Cows, cactus and Clint (Eastwood) turned Uncle Sam's guys and gals into a nation that romanticises rugged individualism.
So if wealthy Black folks ultimately get comfy voting Republican because they resonate with the party's rap about rugged individualism, that doesn't mean they've declared political independence.
Although respecting Mr Davis for his rugged individualism, he has told friends that he finds it hard to believe that it is a sensible route to take.
Although respecting Mr Davis for his rugged individualism, Mr Mitchell has told friends that he finds it hard to believe that it is a sensible route to take.
But his faith in rugged individualism has inspired a wave of voters tired by the formulaic dogma of the presidential race so far.
Quinn might have mentioned that politically Protestant rugged individualism has replaced Catholic communalism, resulting in many Irish Republican voters and politicians.
To return, then, to that steady state of rugged individualism, or male testosterone SF mentioned by Asimov: it reassures and reminds us of our fathers; it is, in fact, a vast Ekumen, or Empire, of story; and generally it delights in scorning both the innovative thinking on aliens outside the Ekumen, and any sort of speculation on collectivism.
The Way of Ignorance and Other Essays is an anthology of writings by cultural critic Wendell Berry--one of Smithsonian magazine's 35 People Who Made a Difference--about topics ranging from what freedom is really being discussed when one speaks of "free market" or "free enterprise", to the costs of so-called rugged individualism in a democratic commonwealth, to sharp-laced observations on the Kerry campaign, and much more.
The rugged individualism of that philosophy helped predispose some of them to a case manager approach.
Her rugged individualism implied that helping others because you felt compassion for them is somehow a lesser thing.
Enterprises driven by the energy and vision of a single founding entrepreneur will always be a part of the lore of an America that celebrates rugged individualism.