The Middle East was the source of an uncharacteristic vibe at Davos: fatalism.
This is in marked contrast to the fatalism you see in places like Russia and China, where partisanship is frowned upon.
The doctrine of Necessity is, in all essential particulars, identical with fatalism in its worst form.
The unexpected march of events had converted him to the doctrine of fatalism.
The fatalism of Islam was a fruitful source of devices for winning foreknowledge.
In other words, you yield to what Mr. Bryce calls "the fatalism of the multitude."
He says, suppose a child to be educated from his earliest youth in the principles of "fatalism," what then?
Her magnanimity, he tells us, is unexampled, and her fatalism pathetic.
fatalism being their mother's last argument and always final, the children gave up.
The fatalism that was her mood so often now told her that these things had to be.
The belief that events are determined by an impersonal fate and cannot be changed by human beings. Fatalism is a form of determinism.