thought or thinking?

English translation: thinking, mindset, mentality

Spanish term or phrase:Pensamiento
English translation:thinking, mindset, mentality
Entered by: Abraal

17:31 May 11, 2019
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings / Idioms
Spanish term or phrase: thought or thinking?

How would you translate the word "Pensamiento" regarding the way a nation or a set of nations think, the way they perceive themselves and others and they way in which they interact with each other. In particularly, when it comes next to a specific adjective that describes this way of thinking (as well as its origins), let's say "racist", as an example, should it be called "racist thought" or "racist thinking".

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thinking, mindset, mentality
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3 +7thinking, mindset, mentality
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Tomás Monti
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.

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thinking, mindset, mentality

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Darius Saczuk
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First definition in Webster's dictionary: an attitude, thought, or judgment prompted by feeling.
Tomás Monti
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Ethos is a Greek word meaning "character" that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize a community, nation, or ideology.

: the distinguishing character, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding beliefs of a person, group, or institution

Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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