animalism


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animalism

the doctrine or belief that man lacks a spiritual nature
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Also, we aim to spark a greater awareness of the disorder and hope to foster a great leap forward, both in understanding and treating Reverse Animalism for the sake of our society and the increasing number of people afflicted with this troubling disorder.
Thus, a large part of the territory can be covered by looking at samples of the following types of theory: emergence, supervenience, (3) constitution, and animalism.
WILD: Fashion Untamed" presents a historical and crosscultural examination of mankind's obsession with animalism as expressed through clothing.
suggest the principal conflict (betrayal) and support the main comparison and contrasts (cold and heat, servility and dominion, animalism and spirit, will and intellect, health and disease, material contentment and spiritual pain).
I disliked it for its apparent reduction of the complexities of human sexuality to a mindless, loveless animalism, but perhaps that is its point and perhaps its final minutes relate significantly to this.
Magennis concludes that virtually every instance of eating in Old English poetry is a sign of depravity, animalism, or monstrosity (p.
Edna's joy from smashing the vase sheds light on her deliberate seduction of the dilettante Alcee Arobin; Alcee appeals to "the animalism that stirred impatiently within her" (p.
If sincerity is to justify one in exploiting the lowest traits of human nature; and in ignoring that sense in man which Cicero says differentiates him from other animals--his sense of what is decent--then sincerity is to pander to a torpid animalism.
When Napoleon and Squealer leave the rest of the menagerie in the barn for the more comfortable environs of the farmhouse, and develop a taste for alcohol, against the edicts of animalism, they simply rewrite the rules to suit themselves.
Epicurus demonstrated that adopting a hedonistic perspective need not imply a life of crude animalism.
Because he feels deeply and moves deeply, he injects male dancing with both exquisite grace and a Nijinsky-like animalism.