anthropolatry


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anthropolatry

(ˌænθrəˈpɒlətrɪ)
n
the worship of a human as a god
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anthropolatry

the deification and worship of a human being.
See also: God and Gods
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anthropolatry - the worship of human beings
idolatry, veneration, cultism, devotion - religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
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Both, however, conceive education in philosopher Mary Midgley's word, "anthropolatry," the worship of human accomplishments, history, and mastery over nature.
Blok's, Gershenzon's, Merezhkovskii's or Belyi's beliefs in Pushkin's providentialism or "secret freedom," which Frank shared, could not conceal their ineradicable political differences around the cause of revolution, eschatology, or anthropolatry. At present, however, questions remain to be asked of Frank himself.
Instead of joining in the celebrations of anthropolatry, they are pointing out how hard we need to work in order to protect the rest of nature from human destruction.