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Ism
   is   
A Doctrine
Tarzan, The Ape Man (1932)
   starred   
Johnny Weismuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, C. Aubrey Smith and Neil Hamilton
Director: W.S. Van Dyke. Romanian born American Olympic Gold Medal swimming champion Johnny Weismuller debuted in this first Tarzan film. Irish born Maureen O'Sullivan (mother of Mia Farrow, her father was Australian writer John Farrow) played Jane.
Ignorantism
   believes in the theory   
Ignorance is a Favourable Thing
Pansexualism
   believes in the theory   
All Thought Derived from Sexual Instinct
Annihilationism
   believes in the theory   
The Wicked Are Utterly Destroyed After Death
Racism
   believes in the theory   
Race is the Primary Determinant of Human Capacities
Atomism
   believes in the theory   
The Universe Consists of Small Indivisible Particles
The Exorcist (1973)
   contains the line   
"What an Excellent Day for an Exorcism."
Mclusky
   released the album   
Mcluskyism (2006)
A Demon Possessing a Girl
   can be killed by   
Exorcism
'The Exorcist' a 1973 American horror film, adapted from the novel by William Peter Blatty, dealing with the demonic possession of a young girl, and her mother’s attempts to win back her daughter through an exorcism conducted by two priests.
Republicanism
   believes in the theory   
A Republic is the Best Form of Government
Transcendentalism
   believes in the theory   
Emphasizes That Which Transcends Perception
Amoeba
   means   
A One-celled Organism
Reproduces by dividing (binary fission)
Conceptualism
   believes in the theory   
Universal Truths Exist As Mental Concepts
Scientism
   believes in the theory   
Methods of Science Are Universally Applicable
Bowled, Stumped, Run Out, LBW
   are all   
Cricketing Dismissals
Of course there are others like hitting the wicket…
Anarchism
   believes in the theory   
All Governments Should Be Abolished
Capitalism
   believes in the theory   
Private Ownership and Free Markets Should Govern Economics
'agritourism'
   means   
The Practice of Touring Agricultural Areas to See Farms and Participate in Farm Activities
Cyborg
   is a combination of   
Cybernetic and Organism
Spirocyte, Paramecium, Amoeba
   are all   
Single-Cell Organisms
Parasite
   means   
Organism That Lives off Another
Bio Lice are parasites
Host
   means   
That on Which Another Organism Lives
A dog is host to a flea
Mechanism
   believes in the theory   
Life is Explainable by Mechanical Forces
Richter Scale
   measures   
Seismic Activity
Assigns a single number to quantify the amount of seismic energy released by an earthquake
Transmigrationism
   believes in the theory   
The Soul Passes Into Other Body at Death
Atheism
   believes in the theory   
There is No God
Dichroscope
   is used for   
Examining Crystals for Dichroism
Tritheism
   believes in the theory   
Members of the Trinity Are Separate Gods
Seismology
   is the study of   
Earthquakes
Messianism
   believes in the theory   
A Single Messiah or Saviour
Star of David
   is associated with   
Judaism
Fossil
   means   
Remnants of an Organism Embedded Geologically
Bio Leaves observed in rock faces are fossils
Parasite
   means   
Organism That Lives off Another
Lice are parasites
Tolerationism
   believes in the theory   
Toleration of Religious Differences
Botulism
   is caused by infection with   
Clostridium Botulinum
Gradualism
   believes in the theory   
Things Proceed by Degrees
Host
   means   
That on Which Another Organism Lives
Bio A dog is host to a flea
Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood & Nikolay Nikolaevich Semenov
   won for   
The Mechanism of Chemical Reactions
1956
Sensationalism
   believes in the theory   
Ideas Originate Soley in Sensation
Apocalypticism
   believes in the theory   
The Imminent End of the World
Reproduction
   means   
The Process by Which a New Organism is Produced
Amoeba
   means   
One-celled Organism
Bio Reproduces by dividing (binary fission)
Seismometer
   is used for   
Measuring Earthquake Intensity
Sacramentarianism
   believes in the theory   
Sacraments Have Unusual Properties
Donyi-polo, Mahima, Jainism, Hinduism, Sikhism
   are all   
Religions of India
Optimism
   believes in the theory   
We Live in the Best of All Possible Worlds
Bi
   is the chemical symbol for   
Bismuth
Dismantle
   is missing from the title of   
How to ___ an Atomic Bomb
U2 (2004)
Anacronym
   is a combination of   
Anachronism and Acronym






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