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.
If progressives join the GOP, perhaps we could temper its social Neanderthalism," he wrote in an opinion piece in The Stranger.