conformism conformism

Definition(s):

  • (n) orthodoxy in thoughts and belief

News

  • 10 reasons why you should ignore tech posts that begin with '10 reasons why'

    (Credit: !0PointlessThings/YouTube Screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET) 1. There are rarely 10 reasons for anything. Sometimes, there are only two or three. These involve ego, need for love and conformism. But other times, there are very many. There might be 5 reasons why you should buy a Nexus 7. Or only one. Some might think there are 8 reasons why an Xbox One will get them through the holiday ...
    on October 28, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "I have never had any particular illusions about the Communist Party's leadership - I mean their conformism and the ability to abandon their principles for the sake of convenience. It is very convenient to scream about an unpopular regime and live...
    on Apr 3, 2007 By: Sergei Mironov Source: Interfax Russia

  2. Benjamin wrote, "In every era the attempt must be made anew to wrest tradition away from a conformism that is about to overpower it: Only that historian will have the gift of fanning the spark of hope in the past who is firmly convinced that even...
    on Apr 4, 2006 By: Walter Benjamin Source: Socialistworker.co.uk

  3. "Fashion in black urban circles rises to performance art," Dyson tells us. "The more daring their fashions, the less cooperative they are with bourgeois elegance, and the more they undermine bland conformism, the more likely black youth are...
    on Jul 20, 2008 By: Michael Eric Dyson Source: Right Side News

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