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Thread #59418   Message #2229920
Posted By: Amos
06-Jan-08 - 05:50 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
A German term meaning "spirit of the time." It refers to the moral and intellectual trends of a given era. ...

literally, spirit of the times, the outlook or general feeling characteristic of the art creations of a time or cultural period.

The characteristic thought, preoccupation or spirit of a particular period.

The general culture, education, and morals of a given era