The chief objection that I have to Pantheism is that it says nothing. To call the world "God" is not to explain it; it is only to enrich our language with a superfluous synonym for the word "world".
The imagination eulogized by Baudelaire is in his own case more often than not a synonym for desire or despair. His critical exigencies are, like those of the profoundly sick man that he was, harsh and imperative and illusory in the sense of release temporarily obtained. Yet imagination is also the faculty that gives Baudelaire a royal sense of equality with other creative artists; he uses his status as a poet to boost his activities as a critic, claiming, with total justification in his case, that criticism is a creative affair, a fine rather than applied art.Charles Baudelaire
perfect knowledge that has total security from error , or a synonym for certitude , the mental state of being without doubt QuotesCharles Caleb Colton, in Lacon: Many Things in Few Words (1820-22, 1866), 314
Nevertheless, regardless of outcomes and the fact that the term has fallen out of use, "'scientific management,' as well as its near synonym, 'Taylorism,' have been absorbed into the living tissue of American lifeKanigel (1997, p.6) cited in: Carl Mitcham (2005) Encyclopedia of science, technology, and ethics Volume 3. p.1153
Most fundamentally, I would see Anarchism as a synonym for anti-authoritarianism.John Zerzan, in Running on Emptiness: The Pathology of Civilization (2008), p.67
Anarchism is really a synonym for socialism. The anarchist is primarily a socialist whose aim is to abolish the exploitation of man by man. Anarchism is only one of the streams of socialist thought, that stream whose main components are concern for liberty and haste to abolish the State.Daniel Guérin, in Anarchism: From Theory to Practice (1969)