set of beliefs
Hedonism is the belief that pleasure is important, so much so that life should be spent doing only things that one enjoys.
Narcissism is the habit of always thinking about yourself and constantly admiring your own appearance or qualities.
Nihilism is the belief that nothing in life has any importance or value, including all social institutions, and that existence is senseless or useless.
Jingoism is excessive nationalism, including the strong belief that your country is better than other countries.
Solipsism is the contention that only the self exists and nothing else; this self-centered worldview can lead to extreme self-absorption and preoccupation with one's own feelings, needs, and desires.
an oriental religion that focuses on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama
India’s primary religion that focuses on meditation, dharma, and numerous rituals
a political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes
the literal belief in the account of Creation given in the Book of Genesis
(philosophy) a philosophical theory holding that all events are inevitable consequences of antecedent sufficient causes
the intolerance and prejudice of a bigot
(ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality
(philosophy) a 20th-century philosophical movement chiefly in Europe
a doctrine that advocates equal rights for women
the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare
a political orientation that favors social progress by reform and by changing laws rather than by revolution
the doctrine that all violence is unjustifiable
any of various religions other than Christianity or Judaism or Islamism
(philosophy) the doctrine that practical consequences are the criteria of knowledge and meaning and value
the prejudice that members of one race are intrinsically superior to members of other races
a diet excluding all meat and fish
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