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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.
The play-to-the-base impulse is girded by a righteous certainty that can lead to at best impracticality and at worst absolutism.
What are some great works of literature that you admire for their ability to combat dictatorship and absolutism?
We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics, or treat name-calling as reasoned debate.
This is self-government committing economic suicide, putting ideological absolutism ahead of solving problems.
The patriotism of the Japanese is blind and unswerving loyalty to what is practically an absolutism.Revolution and Other Essays|Jack London
The King wished to save them, for he knew that they were the best supporters of the throne of absolutism.Beacon Lights of History, Volume VI|John Lord
Having felt God, God became for him a necessity: more so even, an essential—an absolutism which banished all else from his mind.Islam Her Moral And Spiritual Value|Arthur Glyn Leonard
When the royalist gentry went down before Cromwell's Ironsides, absolutism received its death-wound.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
The history of English Absolutism distinctly bears out these anticipations.The Behavior of Crowds|Everett Dean Martin
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)