In modern American usage liberalism refers to a belief in?
In the modern American usuage, liberalism refers to a belief in the uses of government to bring about justice and equality of opportunity.
Classical liberalism refers to the ability to say and do as you wish.
Economic liberalism refers to a belief in the market as a self-regulating mechanism that tends naturally to deliver general prosperity and opportunities for all. In view of the market’s tendency towards long-run equilibrium, such economic thinking implies very limited state intervention and then only to protect market competition (for example, by restricting cartels and monopolies). Social liberalism, on the other hand, refers to a belief in qualified social intervention, particularly focused on welfare provision to… Read More
No. In fact, "classical liberalism" is almost the exact opposite of the "liberal" positions of the modern day. The reason is simple; "liberal" is good. Everybody wants their views to be considered "liberal", and so the very WORD "liberal" becomes distorted. At its root, "liberal" refers to someone who supports liberty and freedom for each individual. Modern "liberals" are more concerned with controlling the behaviors of individuals so that everyone behaves the same way.
Manifest Destiny and the US Expansion refers to the wide belief in the US that American settlers were destined to expand throughout the continent.
Theism is the term that refers to the belief in the existence of a god or some type of supreme being.
Polytheism is the belief in multiple gods (poly-many, theism- religious beliefs). A modern example would be Mormons who believe in multiple gods because they teach that perfect Mormons can become gods and that God was once like a human being. This is the same for Hinduism, in which there are multiple gods, Brahman being the originator of all things. They believe that gods took forms of humans or animals, such as Ganapati (the elephant god)… Read More
Polytheism refers to the belief in several gods.
I believe you mean "pantheism", the belief that God permeates all things, that God is in and around and through everything. ("Theism" refers to a belief in God - Theos - and "pan" refers to all over, everywhere, as in panning a camera).
Lifecycle of the entire universe!
That refers to any beliefsystem that believes in a single god.
Bill Maher does not claim to be liberal at all. Although his views reflect liberalism, he refers to himself as "practical"; stating that doubt is humanity's best response.
No. Hebrew refers to the people and language of Israel. Babylonian refers to the people of what is now modern-day Iraq. No. Hebrew refers to the people and language of Israel. Babylonian refers to the people of what is now modern-day Iraq.
Something (such as a statement) which has the quality or power of inspiring belief can be described as compelling, cogent, persuasive, or plausible.
This cycle is referred to as reincarnation. In Jewish mysticism, it is also called gilgul ha-nefesh.
A principle is in fact a set of beliefs, but it is a system that tends to be absolute, as a code of cunduct etc. A "belief" refers to more particular instances
Pangea refers to one land mass made up of all the modern continents.
Pangaea is the term that refers to one landmass that was made up of all of the modern continents.
The general term is "theism." Monotheism is the belief in a single God, while polytheism is the belief in more than one individual god (such as the Greek pantheon).
Contrary to American belief, football refers to the sport of association football - what they call soccer - in most of the world. Almost any person would tell you they are the same thing, and it is the most watched sport in the world.
'Belief in Gog' is a term that I heard Daniel Dennett mention in 'Freedom Evolves.' It refers to belief in a cog-shaped, halo-like object that spins mindlessly in the far reaches of the universe. We have no evidence of it. I think it was used as an example of a totally baseless belief with no value-laden character.
The word modern refers to present or recent times, and a synonym for modern is the word contemporary. Modern can be used as an adjective or a noun, depending on the context.
Theism is the term that refers to the belief in existence of a god or some type of supreme Being. It is a noun.
It is the belief that the US should expand to the Pacific Ocean.
This question clearly refers to the Indian sub-continent, not to native American languages. Most modern languages and writing systems in Indian have evolved from Sanskrit.
"Trinity" refers to the Catholic belief of three gods in one. Or something like that; I never quite understood their belief - but you can find an introduction in the Wikipedia article on "Trinity".
Unlike modern fantasy authors, Tolkien did not describe this sort of thing. The elves "prized beautiful hair," but I believe that only refers to one kind. I think the reigning belief in the Tolkien fan community seems to be that the males, anyway, did not have hair on their chests.
Elitism refers to a belief that certain persons/groups deserve favored treatment by virtue of their perceived superiority.
It refers to the belief in Evolution. See also: What do religious people answer to Darwinism?
The term 'modern theory of evolution' most likely refers to the 'modern synthesis', which combines Darwin's classical model with modern genetics.
Evidence refers to knowledge on which to base a certain belief. Proof on the other hand refers to any factual evidence that helps you in establishing the truth of something.
Tewahedo (Te-wa-hido) (Ge'ez ተዋሕዶ tawāhidō, modern pronunciation tewāhidō) is a Ge'ez word meaning "being made one" or "unified". This word refers to the Oriental Orthodox belief in the one single unified Nature of Christ; i.e., a belief that a complete, natural union of the Divine and Human Natures into One is self-evident in order to accomplish the divine salvation of humankind, as opposed to the "two Natures of Christ" belief (unmixed, but unseparated Divine and… Read More
The Health Belief Model refers to psychological model that helps predict and explain the health behaviors.
Believing in a religious text indicates being an adherent to the spiritual belief to which it refers. In this case Islam
Modern art typically refers to art made in the 1860's to the 1970's. Abstract art is considered Modern art.
Accounting refers to the measure of spending habits of American families. Income and expenditure is money coming in versus money being paid out.
"Fundamentalism refers to a belief in a strict adherence to a set of basic principles (often religious in nature), sometimes as a reaction to perceived doctrinal compromises with modern social and political life." A fundamentalist is a person who this applies to. (Source: Wikipedia) Try a google search for the word you need, next time.
it usually means it is strange to them
What term refers to the 19th- century belief that married women's activities should be limited to housework and family?
Cult of Domesticity
Hades most often refers to the Underworld in modern terms, this being called Hell.
This means and refers to the Belief in 'God Oness' in Arabic. For example Aqida el tathleeth is the 'Belief in in Trinity' versus in Oneness which is 'il tawe-heed' -Nader Mansi firstname.lastname@example.org
Typically, there are considered two forms of physics. Newtonian and modern. Newtonian relates to Newton-era mechanics and E&M. Modern physics loosely refers to post-newton physics. Modern physics primarily refers to 20th century physics as it incorporates relativity and quantum theory.
American Beauty American Beauty
Speak of the devil refers to a dated religious belief that if the Devil is mentioned by name, he will appear. This is why it is often used when someone coincidentally shows up, just as he or she is being talked about. Now, the belief is considered superstitious.
This refers to vivid dreams where one rediscover his/her past and forgotten history concerning moral meditative belief
Of course not. The term "atheist religion" is a contridiction since "atheism" refers to the absence of belief in a god or gods.
The word refers to an African American attempting to be white.
The category of modern music refers to present or recent music occupying mainstream charts or the indie music market, today.
It isn't. Physics is a more general term; "modern physics" specifically refers to some more modern developments, especially the Theory of Relativity and Quantum Mechanics.