- a theory that the essence of reality is pure activity, especially spiritual activity, or process.
- a theory that the relationship between the mind and the objects of perception depends upon the action of the mind.
- active voice,
Origin of activism
Examples from the Web for activism
SEIU is one of the most powerful unions in the country and known for its activism.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But we also live with healing, with love, with activism, with a voice.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Before 2011 I always saw my activism for LGBTI rights in mostly academic terms,” he said.How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile|Jay Michaelson|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some of her calls for activism read as warmed-over tracts from decades ago.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing|Michael Signer|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mixner, both passionate and pragmatic, found a focus in his activism.Gay Activist David Mixner: I Mercy Killed 8 People|Tim Teeman|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This practical idealism Eucken described by the term “Activism.”
To recognise all this clearly is at the same time to acknowledge the superiority of Activism over all mere Romanticism.
PEN grew quickly to become an international advocate for freedom of expression and continues its activism to this day.Songs for Parents|John Farrar
The Mysticism he opposes is of the type that is virtually the negation of the Activism which is to him fundamental.
This leads to the distinctive form of Eucken's philosophy of life, known as Activism.Six Major Prophets|Edwin Emery Slosson