This question does not intend to change or reconstruct red thoughts (irrational beliefs) directly, but to distance students from red thoughts, which represent illogical, absolutistic
, nonevidential, non-reality-based, nonpragmatic, and rigid subjective cognition.
In any case, as pointed out by Torella, the accusation of bhedavada here can only be directed at the author of the Samiksa, and "Utpaladeva here gives indirect voice to an unspoken criticism of the contradiction found in this work, which presents a non-dualistic and absolutistic
approach while containing in its very title the admission of a plurality of principles."
Thus, obsessive-compulsive symptom-presentation was related to obsessive or absolutistic
beliefs and obsessive beliefs were related to doctrine that emphasized sin, hell, and a punitive God (Gonzalvez, et.
Whenever we need to quote a Model Parameter (either Absolutistic
or Relativistic) we always need to associate a concrete Model POV to it.
But in the midst of relative abundance, absolutistic
idealists suffer the agonies of famine.
According to REBT, when assessing a person Bs, beliefs about A, activating event is rigid, absolutistic
, fictional and is not working properly, the Cs, the emotional and behavioural consequence be likely self-destructive and annihilated.
Patronage was a fashionable act, and Gundersheimer makes it even clearer why this was so by linking it to a kind of social anthropological approach ("Big Man systems"), by defining it as a "dominant social process," and by introducing it as a complex cultural practice which seemed able to subsume almost everything from the hierocratic Middle Ages through the absolutistic
Renaissance, gallant Baroque and humanistic Classical to the early industrial Romantic worlds.
The hypotheses included assessing significant differences between women espousing hedonistic (pursuit of sexual pleasure), absolutistic
(virginity at marriage) and relativistic (sex in the context of a meaningful relationship) sexual values.
Some passages of these two works, when taken out of context and read with contemporary eyes informed with post-Civil War parliamentary rhetoric, may indeed convey the idea that James wanted to turn into a despot and destroy the English state; however, scholarship has sometimes projected too much into James's words, taking many of his claims at face value as straightforward expressions of supposed absolutistic
Otherwise all systems can easily turn into absolutistic
systems, by not respecting unchangeable basic and genuine rules and laws and manifests of truth.
Cohen was critical of "two contradictory absolutistic
Therefore, "through questioning the evidence, the therapist could try to shift the client's self-evaluation to a mid-point in this continuum to reduce absolutistic
thinking" (Padesky, 1994, p.