Instead of succumbing to the forces of religious obscurantism , incompetence and repression, the region's Muslims are set to provide a template for modernist believers across the globe.
Our problem is becoming obscurantism , which is a deliberate hiding of the facts by vested interests who know they are injuring us.
The choice isn't between prolonging an idyll and risking change, but between a belated attempt to secure a global niche and a decline into obscurantism likely to end in prolonged violence and general incapability.
Eldword came to symbolize political obscurantism and right-wing extremism but was an exceptionally able lawyer and in private life good-natured, even-tempered, and affectionate, fond of a good story and good port.
The ruling regime sustains itself through a combination of fear, prejudice and religious obscurantism .
The ideological dependence of bourgeois politics upon religious backwardness and obscurantism testifies to the bankruptcy and desperation of the ruling elites, and not only in the United States.
Describing the average Orangeman as ‘the last thing in obscurantism , prejudice, and ignorance,’ he viewed the Order as the antithesis of an Irish Ireland citizenry.
Today, the greatest ally of obscurantism is the spiritually empty economism of our prosperous liberal societies.
At first liberalism rallied in the face of medieval obscurantism .
Of course under some circumstances you find yourself skirting the edge of obscurantism .