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Not long after publishing the piece, Tate became a Catholic, conceding that in his former idolization of the South he had been worshiping a "perishable God.
Schroeder loved to reminisce about his idolization of Frank Shellenback and playing with Solly Mishkin and Les Haserot.
For Girard, "mimetic desire" expresses the idolization of another and ultimately of the self: when the individual's expectations of achieving autonomy through another remain unfulfilled, he seeks a scapegoat.
Searching meaning in the character of religion is one more aspect of philosophic realism that guards man from false idolization of a person and inspires in one the act of genuine bond with the creator.
Horses are beautiful in their variation, which has earned them idolization by many.
As a "man without qualities," rather than a Copperfield, then, this avatar's short life embodies the historical transition from utopian confidence in technological progress to a hubristic idolization of the machine.
This third way in principle leaves the ideological 20th century debate about systems with the idolization of the market on the one hand and the idolization of the state on the other hand behind.
Ideology is the idolization of critique as enlightenment, disenchantment, idol-breaking.
I am not talking about "mechanical reproduction," which Walter Benjamin wrongly thought would end idolization of artworks.
Cook argues that it is rooted in the principled rejection of the Western idolization of free markets and acquisitive individualism in favor of a commitment to cooperation and community.
Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" where an idolization of the glamor of what the US stands for is simultaneously off-set by revulsion for its overriding materialism.
Thus for Shine, All's Well was primarily a love story whose heroine, Helena, fearlessly defies the twin obstacles of class rigidity and autocratic male power, while--as a Venus-figure opposing Bertram and his prancing soldiers' idolization of Mars--offering forgiveness and grace as antidotes to male selfishness and love of war.