Culture & Religion

August 12, 2022

Theocracy – what is it and what is the idea of this form of government. Definition & meaning.

Theocracy is a term describing a form of government based on the power of religious structures and religion in general.   What is THEOCRACY – definition and meaning in simple words.   In simple words, the Theocracy is a system of government, where all political power belongs to members of a religious cult. So, for example, the state can be […]
July 26, 2022

Asceticism (Askesis) – what is it, religion, ideology, and lifestyle. Definition & meaning.

Asceticism (Askesis) is a term used in religion, philosophy, and secular life to define a way of life associated with voluntary abstinence from various types of pleasures. Generally, abstinence refers to sexual activity, alcohol consumption, and the accumulation of wealth. The term “Asceticism” is supposedly derived from the Greek word “askesis” which means “practice”, “training” or “exercise”.   What is […]
June 14, 2022

Ideology – what it is, essence and concept, types and forms of ideologies. Definition & meaning.

Ideology is a set of doctrines, myths, beliefs, and concepts that guide a person, social movement, institution, class or large group of people. The ideology and mechanisms for its implementation can develop and exist in the political, social, cultural and other areas of society.   What is IDEOLOGY – definition and meaning in simple words.   In simple words, Ideology […]
June 4, 2022

Euphemism – what is it, or how to say nasty things politely. Definition & meaning.

A euphemism is a polite/tolerant word or expression that is used in speech or text to replace harsher, obscene or obnoxious words. The term “euphemism” is of ancient Greek origin, and is a fusion of two words “εὖ – Eu – good” + “φήμη – pheme – to speak, speech”.   What is EUPHEMISM – meaning and definition in simple […]
June 3, 2022

Dogma (Dogmatism) – what is it, concept and essence. Definition & meaning.

Dogma is a term that implies an unshakable belief in something, even if it has absolutely no evidence.   What is DOGMA (Dogmatism) – meaning and definition in simple words.   In simple words, Dogma is an undeniable statement, something that should not be subjected to criticism and doubt. Dogma is what you need to follow, what to believe and […]
June 3, 2022

Childfree – what is it and why people do not want to have children. Definition & meaning.

Childfree is a term for a movement, ideology, or subculture associated with a voluntary and conscious reluctance to have children.   What is CHILDFREE – meaning and definition in simple words.   In simple words, Childfree is a social movement, the essence of which is that people voluntarily, based on internal beliefs, refuse to have children for one reason or […]
June 2, 2022

Protagonist – what is it and who is it in books, films and video games. Definition & meaning.

A protagonist is a main character in a book, movie, comic book, or video game who, in one way or another, acts as a representative of the good side.   What is PROTAGONIST – meaning and definition in simple words.   In simple terms, the Protagonist is the main “nice guy” who opposes the antagonist. It should be understood that […]
June 2, 2022

Antagonist – what is it, who is it in cinema, literature and video games. Definition & meaning.

An antagonist is a character in a book, movie, comic book or video game who is the opponent of the protagonist and represents the negative side in one way or another.   What is ANTAGONIST – meaning and definition in simple words   In simple words, the Antagonist is a kind of anti-hero or villain that the protagonist needs to […]
May 13, 2022

Conservatism – what is it and who are conservatives. Definition & Meaning.

Conservatism is an ideology that implies adherence to established traditions and continuity in the political, cultural, social, and religious spheres. The name of the ideology comes from the Latin word “conservo”, which literally means “preserve” or “protect”.   What is CONSERVATISM – definition and meaning in simple words.   Simple clear answer: Conservatism is the tendency of an individual, group […]