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Noun1.world view - a comprehensive view of the world and human life
perspective, view, position - a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; "consider what follows from the positivist view"
clockwork universe - the view that the universe resembles a clock built by God and ticking along according to Newtonian mechanics
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Harris (1990) has explained that Aboriginal world views stem from spiritual and religious beliefs, in contrast to Westernised cultures, which have their roots in science.
Synopsis: Consistent with their views in recent years, slightly more than half of Americans believe the rest of the world views the U.
Instead, the government has issued guidance to schools that sets out clearly that schools will not have to change their religious education curriculum and that there is no need to give non-religious world views equal parity with religious world views in education.
Mr Copson said: 'We have made the case for many decades that the school curriculum on religions should include major non-religious world views such as humanism.
Underlying the drama and science fiction (hidden or concealed, if you will) are two quite different world views, world views that have been in competition throughout the ages.
Another of Ernest's humanist interests in retirement was connected to an institution titled the World Views Collaborative.
These oral traditions represent teachings and world views that are often profoundly different from and at odds with the surrounding Euro-American world views, and these differences have been reflected in a history of continuing struggle.
Each religion must find a way to survive not just as a specific community or people but as a faith amidst institutions, world views, and everyday life practices utterly empty of divine import.
In one essay, she covers the ways, past and present, in which the world views and uses the beautiful stone that exemplifies the color
All attendees received a signed original of BELIEVE, a photograph by Tim Hailand, a former artist in residence with the World Views program of the LMCC.
Any civilization worthy of the title is, at almost any moment of its history, fraught with antagonistic world views and balanced on the finely poised dialectics of class, race, gender, and ideology.
This combined approach of determinism and subjectivism yields a framework that is inclusive of multiple approaches to data collection and analysis and embraces opposing world views.

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