The GENERAL CONTEXT of such use is:
ruling class: A short-hand term for the aggregation of powers and their money-backed inheritors, the elite schools, professorial practices and pedagogic actions that contribute to the constitution of the ruling group of any modern society, which, using titles and other legitimated 'functions', fulfill a social function quite analogous to that which befell nobility titles in feudal society.
Father Jerome's DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES used in his scientific writings and at his QUFD website
Father Jerome's PSYCHOSOCIOLOGICAL DICTIONARY of Terms/Phrases used in Monograph III of his QUALIA Series
Father Jerome's SPECIALIZED DICTIONARY of KEYWORDS/PHRASES pertaining to Bose-Einstein Condensates of Non-Matter and Incorporeality, as used in his Works, in QUFD Physics and in the 'QUFD Textbook' Website
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