school of thought



A particular idea or set of ideas held by a specific group; doctrine. Any idea that a group strongly believes in, be it through practicing this idea in their everyday life or through fighting for its adoption, can be considered a school of thought. "Although many people today subscribe to the school of thought that everyone should have equal rights, decades ago this belief was not widely held."

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  • I am lucky that most of the people I work with generally agree on most concepts and have the same school of thought when it comes to making decisions.

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  • I did not agree with his school of thought and thought it had a lot of faults in it, that were not really true, or even interesting.

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  • You need to try and get everyones opinion so that you can fully break down the school of thought and come up with the right plan.

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