Symbolic

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Symbolic - Other Uses
... The Symbolic, contrasted with The Imaginary and The Real in the work of Jacques Lacan Symbolic (Death album), an album by the band Death Symbolic (Voodoo Glow Skulls album), an album by the band Voodoo Glow Skulls ...
Symbolic Racism - History
... Symbolic racism is a term that was coined by David Sears John McConahay (1973) to explain why most White Americans supported principles of equality for Black ... equal rights are fought for vehemently, symbolic racism is still prominent today in the United States and possibly acts as a mask for old-fashioned racism sentiments ... Symbolic Racism was the first described form of modern racism, which has now come to include aversive racism and racism stemming from ambivalent prejudice ...
Symbolic Racism
... Symbolic Racism (modern-symbolic racism, symbolic prejudice) is a theorized set of beliefs in which the subject covertly or unconsciously views an entire race as ... The theory of symbolic racism proposes that, in response to public abhorrence of overt racism, prejudice has gone underground, finding its expression in ... According to the symbolic racism model, bigots of the current era will cloak their racist sentiments under the guise of statements or actions supposedly in defence of noble and important values ...
Systems Theory In Anthropology - Closed Systems - Practice Theory
... idea precisely challenges the reductive approach of economism that places symbolic interest in opposition to economic interests ... Bourdieu attempts to close this gap by developing the concept of symbolic capital, for instance, a prestige, as readily convertible back into economic capital and hence, is ...
Symbolic Stars
... In Chinese astrology, the symbolic stars (Chinese Shen Sha 神煞, pinyin shén shā) represent different relations of the specific positions and ... The symbolic stars" is sometimes translated literally, as "gods and devils" but in fact, the symbolic stars do not relate to any ghosts and celestial ... The calculation of the symbolic stars is logically connected to the theory of Yin and Yang, Five Elements, Ten Gods theory, Na Yin melodic elements theory, Twelve Energy States, etc ...

Famous quotes containing the word symbolic:

    The instincts of merry England lingered on here with exceptional vitality, and the symbolic customs which tradition has attached to each season of the year were yet a reality on Egdon. Indeed, the impulses of all such outlandish hamlets are pagan still: in these spots homage to nature, self-adoration, frantic gaieties, fragments of Teutonic rites to divinities whose names are forgotten, seem in some way or other to have survived mediaeval doctrine.
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)

    The act of bellringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
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    An ancient bridge, and a more ancient tower,
    A farmhouse that is sheltered by its wall,
    An acre of stony ground,
    Where the symbolic rose can break in flower,
    Old ragged elms, old thorns innumerable....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)