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As they struggled to bring the latest scientific knowledge to Palestine, Hadassah's nurses and infant welfare workers "fought tooth and nail the superstition of the evil eye, the fetich [sic] of neighborly advice and faith in magic cures.
Though he'd always made a fetich of having his colleagues spend six years in each rank, I can't help wondering whether he was secretly annoyed at having been passed over for the honor himself.
The changing cultural environment provided fertile ground for John Dewey, an atheist who launched the so-called "Progressive Education" movement with the publication of his The Primary Education Fetich in 1898.