neanderthalism

neanderthalism

adherence to or advocacy of crude outmoded views, practices, etc. — neanderthal, adj.
See also: Attitudes
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Don't get me wrong, I don't like those people who believe they have to grind your knuckles to dust in a show of homoerotic Neanderthalism upon meeting but the people with the wet haddock in their hand are even worse.
A year into vaulting, he came to think of many other sports as some form of Neanderthalism, half-convincing himself that he wouldn't have wanted to play football even if his mother hadn't forbidden it or if he had broken the buck-twenty mark on the scale.
This typical Neanderthalism was surely not an incidental feature of this movement.
If progressives join the GOP, perhaps we could temper its social Neanderthalism," he wrote in an opinion piece in The Stranger.