In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- These outfits are non-hierarchical, decentralised, nominally leaderless and organised with militaristic precision.
- Dictatorial, militaristic discipline robs the person of self-control and leaves them without responsibility.
- But how can it work under the threat of force from an aggressive militaristic power?
- They find that shelter in a mall, but the mall comes with a group of security guards who are bent on keeping strict order in the most militaristic manner possible.
- You don't have to be constantly in terror, hoping that your militaristic government will save you from the forces of evil.
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