In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Given the competitive and individualistic nature of baseball under the profit system, players are under enormous pressure to use steroids in order to gain an extra edge.
- The kennel owner should find out how these guests feel at his home as they are highly individualistic.
- He strongly disagreed with the individualistic spirit prevalent in the U.S. ethos, and in the 1980s and 1990s publicly opposed Catholic neoconservatives for that reason.
- The individualistic orientation, however, is more likely to advocate privileged treatment for oneself.
- The warm, fuzzy rhetoric of the sisterhood is completely at odds with our brutal, individualistic, competitive society.
- It's true, artists are very individualistic in that way.
- Thirdly, English witchcraft beliefs made the suspects very individualistic.
- The results are surprising, creative and individualistic.
- Spontaneous dialogue delivery interspersed with humour and the individualistic use of dance and music make this art form impressive.
- That seems like the outcome of an individualistic rather than a collective period.
- Globalization depends on an ideology of accumulating wealth, personal glory, or individualistic freedom, she said.
- The execution may have been a step back from the July performance, but the interpretation was notably different more individualistic and worked-out.
- He also reminds us that being human entails a capacity for individualistic expression.
- Teamwork is considered to be unimportant, so the tendency to become more individualistic increases; moreover, tolerance toward peers decreases.
- The historical roots of American feminism are overwhelmingly individualistic.
- This also leads to the much discussed charge that conceptions of autonomy, and the moral and political principles built upon them, are overly individualistic in their requirements and implications.
- He returned to Germany, where he taught in a pottery school and began to make the individualistic, realistic sculptures that would define his career.
- She then moves to discuss her second theme, how liturgy establishes community, a necessary corrective in a time when many concentrate on more individualistic expressions of spirituality.
- And within the church, synagogue, and mosque population there is a visible shift from conservative, authoritarian, and dogmatic faiths to increasingly individualistic and consumerist versions.
- Instead the papers are permeated with a modernistic and very individualistic notion of gender.
- They had left the feudal system of Scotland for a more individualistic way of life.
- While this may seem somewhat alien to us individualistic Westerners, it creates some very fine fellowships.
- Industry was full of individualistic entrepreneurs who weren't thrilled about the new regulations.
- She is a free spirit who embarrasses her child not by her backwardness but by her progressiveness, her individualistic way of dressing and behaving.
- His childhood was happy, although he was always a bit mischievous, individualistic and anti-establishment.
- At his time America could still have been molded in a less individualistic direction and have become more accustomed to thinking and living as people in the Bible did.
- It does, however, underscore the challenge of changing reward systems to meet quality requirements within an individualistic society.
- He demonstrates that first-aid very slowly trickled down to needy Germans and how individualistic attitudes replaced communal ones as the Cold War intensified.
- I must stress that I do not mean to suggest that all or even most theories that are founded upon rights are individualistic or atomistic.
- In recent years a number of artists have worked from a more individualistic perspective.
- But in the fragmented, decentralized, and individualistic context of American government, most politicians (most of the time) instead pursue electoral strategies that are risk-averse and cautious.
- And while the Republicans may talk about the importance of communities, voluntary associations, and churches as supports for personal transformation, their core message remains essentially individualistic.
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