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barbarian

a member of a primitive or uncivilized people
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In this important document he is revealing the bitter truth about the Greek expansionism and barbarianism in concluding that "the Greek archpriests have burnt the parchment Slavic books everywhere thus mutilating "the Slavic clergy".
Reflecting on Kennedy's opposition to evolution, Frank Wright, a Kennedy associate and chief executive of the National Religious Broadcasters, told The New York Times, "When people feel that they are the product of some accident and not the intended creation of God, they are filled with a sense of hopelessness and there is an almost pagan barbarianism in the way some people would act.
A FEW weeks ago sportswriter Paddy Barclay insisted that a new barbarianism was sweeping through the Premiership.
He specifies several white traditions manifested in bodybuilding: classicism (props or montages often explicitly relate body shape and pose to classical Greek and Roman antecedents); Californianism (bodybuilding now more often invokes a US, and a fortiori Californian, life style, with a characteristic emphasis on notions of health, energy and naturalness); barbarianism (the primitivism and exoticism of bodybuilding performances); and crucifixionism (bodybuilding sometimes draws on Christian imagery; the activity itself involves pain, bodily suffering, and with it the idea of the value of the pain).
The raid of the Hindu palace of Somanatha in 1066 by Sultan Mahmud of Ghanzi has long been viewed as an example of Muslim barbarianism.
The highest moral has won over greatest barbarianism.
But we are not quick to protest these accusations of latent barbarianism.
This event will be remembered in history as the day in which barbarianism tried to put an end to civilization.
Dante, for instance, articulates a sharp awareness of this dichotomy in the De vulgari eloquentia, when he categorizes the languages of rural communities in terms that shadow the etymological connotations of barbarianism, as uncouth idioms that make no contribution to the civilized and civilizing volgare illustre of the best lyric poetry: "[.
2) This "alleged uniqueness" has been built largely on the mystique of an "ancient civilisation", which many Westerners accept uncritically, without recalling the persistent barbarianism of that civilisation, its oppressiveness to other races and indeed to its own citizens and the pervasive dishonesty of its leaders.
Kamensky is frank that the moral of the tale is familiar as well: "Is my story, then, a kind of Whig speech history: a tale in which the secular conquers the religious, the inexorable logic of freedom trumps the barbarianism of restraint, and then thin, pure air of the modern sweeps the cobwebs from the Puritan mind?
Lebanon's Prime Minister Salim Hoss said: "What happened amounts to a catastrophe and is new proof of Israel's unlimited barbarianism.