This leads to autocracy in politics, fatalism in religion and conservatism in both.
He encased himself in fatalism, with the result that in two years the mightiest empire reared by man broke under the twofold strain.
We are forced to fall back on fatalism as an explanation of irrational events (that is to say, events the reasonableness of which we do not understand).
The most striking feature of the Oriental fatalism is its complete indifference to material circumstances: men accept prosperity and misfortune with calmness as the decree of fate.
The Stoic doctrine of Fatalism seemed to Epicurus no less deadly a foe of man's true welfare than popular superstition.