And there has always been corruption—and earnest, fatalistic declarations from leaders saying how difficult it was to end it.
Despite its fatalistic title, which suggests divine retribution, Nemesis is a realistic novel, not a parable.
The Starks are fatalistic, duty-bound, honorable but kind of unsophisticated.
The belief that events are determined by an impersonal fate and cannot be changed by human beings. Fatalism is a form of determinism.