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Adj.1.antiauthoritarian - opposed to authoritarianism
democratic - characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality; "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
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Written in the wake of the collapse of a dictatorial system, the 1987 Constitution is suffused with a clear antiauthoritarian bias.
Lessius's reasoning might seem antiauthoritarian, disloyal, and even provocative.
Antiauthoritarian Youth Culture in Francoist Spain: Clashing with Fascism
Whether good or bad, this must be considered before assuming automatically that his thought as a matter of course eclipses earlier antiauthoritarian critiques.
Nonetheless, many scholars agree that even seemingly apolitical graffiti has a subversive, or at least an antiauthoritarian, character innate in its existence in privately owned spaces and resolutely illegal intent (Ganz, 2004; McCormick et al., 2010; Schacter, 2013).
Though overtly apolitical, the Provoke photographers shared the antiauthoritarian views of the activists and adopted the rough stylistic approach of the protest books.
With due respect to the insightful antiauthoritarian stance of EVR, I would point out that the biggest drawback of EVR's argument was that it was a modernist, secularist position which could not perhaps accommodate the otherness of religious identities.
164, quoting Eric Hobsbawm's Primitive Rebels [1959]) to violent antiauthoritarian insurrections that sought to overthrow the sociopolitical order, as in the 1876 Confederation Rebellion.
The students themselves drew upon the semiotic resources of antiauthoritarian counter-cultures in the West.
If the theorem is interpreted strictly so as to demand some nonmonetary starting point to give it its original positive value, we could say that Bitcoin's innovativeness or antiauthoritarian ethos was a consumption good for its initial adopters (Lawrence White [2014] calls this "affinity demand").
Watching Loose Change you feel as if you are participating in the great American tradition of self-reliance and nonconformist, antiauthoritarian dissent.