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sacrosanct

very sacred or holy; inviolable
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The creation mythos cannot accommodate any family formation or sexual practice in which the procreant function is precluded, obviated, or its sacrosanctity is compromised.
It could be expressed in a broad variety of ways as long as it did not contradict the moral bases of the new Canadian nation, i.e., the sacrosanctity of property ownership, the integrity and centrality of family and gender division, and the importance of religious (read Christian) values.
Every outcome is tied to a savings rate and the sacrosanctity, or not, of the saver's nest egg.
The sacrosanctity of the marriage contract and the rights and responsibilities arising out of it need to be propagated and emphasized through all available channels.
Resorting to the hierarchical rhetoric of the Calvinist thought (Robbins, 2007: 22) and later to Social Darwinism (Jones, 2010: 193), the mainstream American society, driven by sheer mercantile interest (Williams, 1944: 1920), promoted an aura of sacrosanctity around the constructed concept of white supremacy and black servitude (Keim, 2009: 7-10).
Villagers believe that goddess Nangpenghiu is as powerful as the other guardian spirit gods, therefore by virtue of her presence, the hill earns its sacrosanctity, which means removal of vegetation on the hill is forbidden.
Starting from the presupposition of personal dignity and sacrosanctity, the American philosopher states that: "human experimentation for whatever purpose is always also a responsible, nonexperimental, definitive dealing with the subject himself.
The fact that individuals and nations rarely, if ever, acknowledge that they committed torture underlines the sacrosanctity with which the prohibition of torture is generally regarded.
(But then, AIDS was also said to have nothing to do with homosexuality.) After four millennia during which civilization's major religions and moral philosophies have universally denounced it as an unnatural vice, suddenly, within a generation, homosexuality has achieved the sacrosanctity of dogma.
But that may not be possible, given the sacrosanctity with which many Americans regard the US Constitution.
So often, in spite of paying lip service to the sacrosanctity of endings, therapists are often as rubbish at endings as everyone else.
Students should be able to justify at least three global virtues of humanity (sacrosanctity of life, freedom, humility, peace, justice and development).