Thus it encouraged an unrestrained emotionalism, rank superstition, an unhealthy asceticism, and the employment of artificial means to induce the ecstatic state.
He directs this spirit of revolt also against the sources of his own inspiration; he turns bitterly against Wagner, whose intimate friend and enthusiastic admirer he had been, and denounces him as the musician of decadent emotionalism; he rejects his "educator" Schopenhauer's pessimism, and transforms his will to live into a "Will to Power."
In contrast to the great French actress she avoided all "make-up"; her art depended on intense naturalness rather than stage effect, sympathetic force and poignant intellectuality rather than the theatrical emotionalism of the French tradition.
The faithful were encouraged to drown all tendency to thought in an ever-increasing flood of sensuous emotionalism.
I cannot recall a greater outpouring of hysterical emotionalism since the Children's Crusade - and I was much younger then.
As a slave, his religion was mere emotionalism, which served to break the monotony of the cruel scourge of slavery.
SOME ADVICE ON STYLE Keep it Objective and avoid emotionalism Unless it is appropriate, avoid " I " as much as possible.
and the evil effects of nervous degeneration find a more recent illustration in the mysticism of the Chasidim (Hdsidim, " saints "), a Jewish sect in eastern Europe which started from a movement in the 38th century against the exaggerated casuistry of contemporary rabbis, and combined much that was spiritual and beautiful with extreme emotionalism and degradation.
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