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To exchange a bit of our rugged individualism for curiosity about people who look different from us.

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The personal cost was too high to stay home or sacrifice rugged individualism for an anonymizing face covering.

America was founded on certain myths and beliefs relating to freedom, individualism and righteous rebellion.

The eponymous leader of the Arkestra was a self-proclaimed celestial being who was one of the most visionary jazz musicians of the 20th century, championing individualism and expression over precision and perfection.

In countries where collectivism is more highly valued than individualism – in places as diverse as Italy, Japan and Mexico – parents mostly prefer to have their emerging adults stay home until marriage.

But what both men had in common was a streak of rugged individualism, stubbornness, and personal vision.

By sticking to the variation you hold by, there is individualism.

Ross Douthat offers a clue when he calls ours the “Age of Individualism.”

The Cossacks stood for freedom and individualism, and central Russia would do anything to keep them from spreading their ideals.

Historically, the Cossack way of living was one of disorder and adaption, of individualism and egalitarianism.

Undoubtedly his existence is a product of the system, a pathological product, a kind of elephantiasis of individualism.

The narrow individualism of the nineteenth century refused to recognize the social duty of supporting somebody else's grandmother.

Was there ever to be in human life more than that endless struggling individualism?

Under the new conditions Individualism will be far freer, far finer, and far more intensified than it is now.

The question is whether it would be for the good of Individualism p. 16that such an advantage should be taken away.


On this page you'll find 35 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to individualism, such as: individuality, character, circumstances, coherence, distinctiveness, and existence.

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