What does world view mean?

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world view

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. a comprehensive view of the world and human life

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  1. A comprehensive world view is the fundamental cognitive orientation of an individual or society encompassing the entirety of the individual or society's knowledge and point-of-view, including natural philosophy; fundamental, existential, and normative postulates; or themes, values, emotions, and ethics. The term is a calque of the German word Weltanschauung, composed of Welt and Anschauung. It is a concept fundamental to German philosophy and epistemology and refers to a wide world perception. Additionally, it refers to the framework of ideas and beliefs through which an individual, group or culture interprets the world and interacts with it.

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Numerology

  1. The numerical value of world view in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. The numerical value of world view in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of world view in a Sentence

  1. Your views about an issue like Kashmir or an issue like Palestine might feed your world view, but voters, on the whole, don't vote on foreign policy issues.

  2. Where the Christian conservatives get into trouble... is when they attempt to be exclusive, where you either share my world view or you’re going to go to hell. That’s not the approach you can take.

  3. I think it's just in human nature to see things in a way that is consistent with your own world view and your sense of what's necessary for the preservation of your position of power, i don't know why I'm not afflicted to the same degree as perhaps others are in that regard. Maybe it's because I'm old and have done other things.

  4. What I would like to see in a presidential candidate is one that has a coherent world view and logic from which all these policy proposals are coming forward. I think Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has that. I also think Sen. Warren has that.

  5. He is obsessed with pushing racially-divisive rhetoric and policies into every aspect of public life, if the Senate were to confirm him, they’d be giving an individual who advocated for racially segregated schools, opposed the civil rights laws of the 1960s, and who used his platform as a professor to indoctrinate young Americans in his divisive world view a seat at the highest levels of our federal government.

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