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Absolutism

The political theory that all power should belong to the state. According to absolutism, every corporation, religious organization, or other institution must give way to the state. Absolutism comes from the period in European history before and during the early development of capitalism during which monarchs attempted to centralize power. See also: Fascism.
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This second meaning of the word Time qualifies Absolutistic via our Formalism.
In either case, the results of both studies support the same theoretical assumption of REBT: There is an underlying irrational, absolutistic demand at the center of an individual's dysfunctional thought process.
It is simply unprofitable to approach masturbation, a theologically grey issue, with a morally absolutistic mindset, and this expanded vocabulary makes it possible to consider masturbation in a more nuanced fashion that befits its moral ambiguity.
Whilst a number of scholars translate paramartha both as the 'supreme goal' and 'the absolute', Nayak is very cautious about using the latter translation; he, instead, renders paramartha as the 'highest good' and comes to the conclusion that "The Sunyata philosophy of Nagarjuna and Candrakirti is critical philosophy par excellence and this should in no case be utilised for the purpose of establishing a metaphysical doctrine of the absolutistic, monistic, the transcendentalist or of any other type for that matter "(NCP, p.
TABLE 1 Correlation of Loevinger's (1976) and Cook-Greuter's (1999) Ego Level, General Altitude, and Graves's (1971) Self-Related Stages Loevinger's and Cook- Greuter's Ego Level General Altitude Graves's Values Level Clear light Ultraviolet Unitive (a) Violet Ego- or Construct-aware Indigo Global Viewa Turquoise Autonomous Teal Systemica Individualist Green Relativistic Conscientious Orange Multiplistic Self-conscious Conformist Amber Absolutistic Self-protective Red Egocentric Impulsive Magenta Magic-Animistic Symbiotic Infrared Presocial Autistic (a) These stages are tentative proposals based on early data.
A consistent pessimism in regard to man's rational capacity for justice leads to absolutistic political theories; for they prompt the conviction that only preponderant power can coerce the various vitalities of a community into a working harmony.
The Meiji Constitution adopted both the absolutistic theory that the sovereignty of the Emperor is based on the divine will of a god similar in theory to the divine right of kings on the one hand, and various principles of modern constitutionalism on the other.
Quite the contrary; in this view, it is the individual who claims to be able to stand apart form all such values and commitments and achieve utter value-neutrality who is making absolutistic claims.
21) Likewise, Loehe deplored the absolutistic claims made by Martin Stephan.
According to Nicholas Capaldi, Enlightenment "reason" as a self-knowledge and as a useful knowledge, especially pertaining to human nature, critically targeted feudal economy, religious intolerance, and absolutistic governments.
According to this theory, depression is characterized by predominance of negative cognitions in the form of pervasive, absolutistic statements about themes of loss, deprivation, failure, and personal inadequacy, whereas in anxiety, the cognitions reflect possible harm and danger in a more situational, probabilistic, and anticipatory way (Beck, Brown, Steer, Eidelson, & Riskind, 1987; Clark, Beck, & Brown, 1989).
Nonetheless, the Church consistently links gender roles and power differentials to absolutistic discourse on nature, thereby suggesting the unchangeable and necessary character of the present.