Why did what was formerly seen as an esoteric cultural theory go from the margins of academia to the mainstream of public debate?
According to the esoteric tradition humanity is not the pinnacle of evolution on this planet.
He taught mathematics not as some esoteric mystery, but as practical common sense.
When so few people have been encouraged to learn trades, the special skills involved in them become esoteric .
Now all such esoteric knowledge is regarded as suspect, as somehow unjust.
Deep, hidden or esoteric meanings of the text are rejected in favour of its plain meaning.
It means that you live in one place, but exist in another esoteric , imaginary plane, unshackled by fact or memory.
The Left makes incredibly esoteric distinctions based on the motives of the social planners doing the killing.
Although the text is more accessible, it also loses its mysterious and esoteric qualities.
Gibson's comments on the use of non-standard or esoteric English are particularly wise.