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  • n. Plural form of fatalist.


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  • The other four were in many respects what we should call fatalists and materialists [232], or in the language of their time Akriya-v√Ędins, denying, that is, free will, responsibility and the merit or demerit of good or bad actions.

    Hinduism and Buddhism, An Historical Sketch, Vol. 1

  • The fatalists were the ones who stayed in refugee camps, even more than a decade past their leaving Palestine and with little intention of leaving.

    Elder of Ziyon

  • The philosophical historians have been again divided according to their different theories, but the most eminent of them are those whom Ch√Ęteaubriand calls fatalists; men who, having surveyed the course of public events, have come to the conclusion that individual character has had little influence on the political destinies of mankind, that there is a general and inevitable series of events which regularly succeed each other with the certainty of cause and effect, and that it is as easy to trace it as it is impossible to resist or divert it from its course.

    Handbook of Universal Literature From the Best and Latest Authorities

  • Those who pointed this out a decade ago were sneered at for being "fatalists" or "determinists."

  • Comotiger: Jerry: I wonder if some of "US" will be considered 'fatalists', or 'negative nancys' if MU finds a way to lose in Boulder on ... stories

  • "fatalists," he did not use particularly elaborate expressions in speaking and only had recourse to them in writing; his handwriting was quite like a child's.

    Knock, Knock, Knock and Other Stories

  • The leaders, with the carelessness of fatalists, do not hesitate for an instant to publish their intentions to the world.


  • In other words, shoot the motherfucking economic fatalists.

    Matthew Yglesias » Sherri Berman: Progressives Must Believe in Change

  • We are not dealing here with the concept of "It is written," that Lawrence of Arabia allegedly ascribed to Arab fatalists who thought the scope for individuals to affect events is limited.

    Aggregating Conceals Some Important Facts

  • Republicans, the most cowardly and pessimistic fatalists ever to walk this earth. single mom

    Obama wants to end the Afghanistan war in three years


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