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We should expect the challenge of familial amoralism in Greater Asia, and its influence in widespread corruption within and between nation states, to remain core problems for a very long time.
(52) This distinction opens up the possibility of an anarchist amoralism: that there are universal standards of right or wrong but that they have no binding power on the individual.
A more sophisticated aesthetic approach takes the form of a gallant amoralism that savors the beautiful and the sublime and looks down upon moralizing literalism.
Amoralism is a moral code; likewise, aesthetic relativism is an aesthetic.
Hence the increasingly divided nature of Western societies, between an essentially pagan celebration not only of sex and the body but of violence, cruelty and amoralism, and a prim and life-denying form of Christianity that increasingly deploys irrationalism--creationism, climate change denial--in a desperate attempt to shore up a closed system of Christian belief.
By having political economy usher in a crude amoralism detrimental to any notion of a constructive working class interest, he cannot help but see plebeian radicalism as its natural enemy.
Perversity of spirit, inadequacy, amoralism, as far from painting as pederasty is from love." (58)
By erecting a false dichotomy between support for the current bad war and a Kissingerian amoralism, the dodgers run the risk of merely driving ever-larger numbers of liberals into the realist camp.
as the most remarkable work of its kind since the Commentaries of Julius Caesar." Or the Louisiana novelist Kate Chopin, whose "serene amoralism" brings an unexpected quietness and force to her stories of recklessly passionate, hopelessly thwarted women.
While we would look in vain in Venetian political writings of this period for the kind of gleefully subversive assertions of political amoralism we find in Machiavelli, it is not difficult to find hints in rhetorical contexts at a differentiated understanding of speech ethics, positing different criteria for political than for moral or philosophical discourse.
Others annoy the right, which thinks that a materialist view of the mind that incorporates computation, neuroscience, evolution, and genetics undermines the basis of morality and leaves us with only a dangerous amoralism.