decimalism

decimalism

(ˈdɛsɪməlɪzəm)
n
(Units) a method or practice based on units, divisions, or multiples of ten
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They are characteristic, he argues, of a contemporary decimalism that propagates an endless array of anniversary celebrations that all follow a similar logic, each marking nothing more substantial than round numbers, but doing so with great solemnity and self-importance.
Our metric culture of decimalism gains its structure from this scaling.