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barbarian

a member of a primitive or uncivilized people
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The choice open to all between servicing the existing order and the pursuit of truth is the critical paradigm to understanding the barbarianism they responded to.
'Killing of innocent children is not the pain of an Afghan mother but it is the pain of all mothers of the entire world,' she said, adding that no religion allowed such barbarianism.
HYDERABAD -- The business community of Hyderabad have strongly condemned the genocide of Muslims in Myanmar and called upon the world community particularly the Muslim world to take serious notice of such barbarianism being committed by the Myanmar government.
Sometimes I feel in despair but while all values are crashing, and barbarianism is in full swing, some of us must hold up our hearts and fight on for the spiritual side of life today-we who are not young are unable to go and fight the fight but we can do our own fighting at home all the same, (letter 11)
In fact, Lamu's social structure was shaped by an ideological distinction between those who were believed to possess the characteristics either of uungwana (which translates as 'civilization' or 'decency') or of ushenzi ('barbarianism'), and by the ideologies surrounding how this distinction transpired in material and religious practices, employment and racial traits.
Darkness, primitivism, barbarianism, and inferiority are examples of prejudicial words used to describe life in central Africa by Salim, the first person narrator.
African American intellectuals essentially ascribed to two options when it came to ancient Egypt: (1) that there was such a thing as ancient African humanitas via an African Egypt and (2) that there was no African ancient Egypt but in the past there was African barbarianism with its good raw moral stock that will inevitably rise up to a profound civilization and not just rendered to being subsistence farmers.
China long ago established a hierarchy of barbarianism, with Blacks occupying the lowest rung, being furthest removed from the civilized as embodied by the Chinese Han people.
He then persuasively argues that Titus must also defend the family from charges of barbarianism for refusing to bury his own son.
Particularly the great civilization of Roman, Persia, China and India were in the state of chaos and full of barbarianism. The struggle of conversion of Anglo-Saxon by Pope Gregory, to his form of Christianity was the culture and sociology of at that time.(1)
It is considered a lost age, a time of barbarianism and basic survival.
These hypotheses have taken shape around tensions such as the opposition between civilization and barbarianism (in the 19th century), between development and underdevelopment (in the 20th), and currently between the employable and the unemployable.