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Additional foundational principles of militia constitutionalism include absolutism.
The Russian Revolution summed everything up in an instant: in place of dynastic rule, absolutism of a different kind.
What are some great works of literature that you admire for their ability to combat dictatorship and absolutism?
In this new climate anything less than anti-abortion absolutism is unacceptable.GOP Grassroots Furious at Romney Over Akin, Abortion Rape Exception|Michelle Goldberg|August 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Rightly envisaged, the Crimean war was the end of what remained of absolutism and legitimism in Europe.Notes on Life and Letters|Joseph Conrad
Barely stated, it is a mere formula, which may be filled in with any content from absolutism to pure republicanism.The Social Contract & Discourses|Jean-Jacques Rousseau
And yet absolutism in itself is not to be defended; it is what enlightened nations are now striving to abolish.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VIII|John Lord
The "ethicist's fallacy" is the source of all absolutism in theory, and all intolerance in practice.The Philosophy of Spinoza|Baruch de Spinoza
To destroy the material organization of absolutism by reconstructing and partly dismissing the army.Our Revolution|Leon Trotzky
British Dictionary definitions for absolutism
- any theory which holds that truth or moral or aesthetic value is absolute and universal and not relative to individual or social differencesCompare relativism
- the doctrine that reality is unitary and unchanging and that change and diversity are mere illusionSee also monism (def. 2), pluralism (def. 5b)