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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The belief that the world can be made better by human effort.

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  • But given how messianic aspects of neoconservatism would subsequently become it's interesting to note that Kristol also (and in my view correctly) quipped that...
  • Those opponents of Fabianism who desire something more revolutionary than its political 'meliorism' and
  • And social scientists find that meliorism is an essential part of modern culture.
  • The “worth” of the individual is not so much a fact as a goal; i.e., a product of meliorism. for more
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