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ahy dee uh li stik

  • a  of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas
  • s  of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

  • In an idealistic corner of the computer world, there is a breed of benign engineers called open-source software programmers.
  • Gandhi was idealistic, quirky, quixotic and determined, a cross between a saint and a ward politician; like the best crossbreeds, he managed to distill the qualities of both and .
  • This idealistic programmer seeks to bring open-source software to the masses.
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  • Is Costco Secretly A Social Enterprise?
    In the labor-pinching world of retail, it just might be. “I just think people need to make a living wage with health benefits,” Craig Jelinek told Bloomberg Businessweek , a practice which "puts more money back into the economy and creates a healthier country. It’s really that simple.” Those idealistic thoughts on economics may sound like they were uttered from the lips of a labor activist ...
    June 14, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
  • My Say On Blu Ray: ‘The Newsroom’ Season 1
    Idealistic is perhaps the best word to describe the HBO political drama that takes audiences inside the workings of a fictitious newsroom.
    June 13, 2013 - CBS Sacramento
  • Metropolis 2.0: Here's the World's First Zero-Carbon City, Now Underway
    Photo via Inhabitat With so many bonkers, never-going-to-actually-happen plans for future cities—air-borne amoebas or stone piles, anybody?—it's oddly refreshing to come across an idealistic pop-up city that, you know, actually exists. In real life. Such is the case for Foster...
    June 13, 2013 - Curbed

  • Wesley Snipes in International Herald Tribune
    I am an idealistic, naive, passionate, truth-seeking, spiritually motivated artist, unschooled in the science of law and finance,Snipes said.
  • Lee Hamilton in Guardian Unlimited
    That's a very tough policy problem, and in order for this to happen, it can't be pie in the sky, it can't be idealistic, it has to be pragmatic,former Rep. Lee Hamilton, D-Ind., told the Senate Armed Services Committee.
  • Scott McClellan in Chicago Tribune
    McClellan says Bush's main reason for war always was "an ambitious and idealistic post-9/11 vision of transforming the Middle East through the spread of freedom."

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