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2007) looked at an industry that had been subject to regulation for many years, and in which the problem of ritualism was worsening.
At its core, and at the proximate level, ritualism is a form of risk aversion that, in our ancestral environment, would have helped maximize outcomes statistically favorable to reproductive fitness (Mishra and Lalumiere 2008).
This division between personal reflection and ceremony becomes more pronounced later in the poem when the ritualism of Part I meets the soliloquies of Part II.
54) This hierarchy applies to most religions, as they originally prioritized the true spiritual path of self-realization above ritualism or adherence to social rules.
He interprets Harrison's career less as a story of a female scholar's struggle against odds than of her recognition of the shift in the cultural status of Greek studies during her life, which vacillated between an emphasis on philological accuracy and the introduction of archeology, myth, and ritualism.
In children, hypersensitivity was an indicator of ritualism, whereas in adults it was related to OCD symptoms.
Against their ritualism, Jesus said, "The sabbath was made for humankind and not humankind for the sabbath" (Mark 2:27).
54) Particularly important contributions from Regulating Aged Care relate to the nature and effect of regulatory capitalism, (55) the origins and expressions of regulatory ritualism as a form of regulatory resistance, and regulating from strengths to build up regulatory weaknesses.
The Catholic church in particular suffers from chureh-centeredness rather than Christ-centeredness, a deficient sacramental theology and practice with focus on the external elements, ritualism, a decline in popular devotions, an emphasis on the Eucharist as sacrifice rather than as community celebration, and the lack of a Catholic subculture.
The discussion notes that the revival of Tamil ritualism may be inspired by the very hopelessness among elite Indians as well as non-elite Indians.
In many societies, people inaugurate events in government offices and public places by rites and ritualism.
Letts's The Rough Way (1912), and Ella MacMahon's A Pitiless Passion (1895)--in the context of the conflict between Ritualism and Evangelicalism within Anglican Protestantism in Victorian and Edwardian Ireland.