Everything else in them is nothing but absolutism, preaching, moral didacticism.
From this point of view, it would seem that Hobbes helps to establish the language of what we might think of as the liberal opposition to absolutism.
He tries not only to copy European absolutism, but to open up Russia to commerce, realizing that trade meant wealth and that wealth meant improvements in the lives of the Russian people.
On the one hand, you will find Hobbes the most articulate defender of political absolutism.
But there were doctrines of absolutism that originated with jurists early.
I think absolutism is a sign of closed mindedness and that any intelligent person should always be adjusting their views slightly in light of new evidence and changing times.
Modern human rights theory is a form of moral absolutism, usually based on the nature of humanity and the essence of human nature.
This accord has been forged in the furnace of Middle Eastern demographic and political realism, in contrast to the hallucinatory absolutism that often drives American - Israeli policy in this region.
Moral absolutism —the belief or theory that there are absolute standards against which moral questions can be judged —suggests that morals are not determined by societal or situational influences.
Dr. Gill points to the death of moral absolutism as a major factor.