Monday, February 13, 2012
Definitions for exoteric
- Suitable for or communicated to the general public.
- Not belonging, limited, or pertaining to the inner or select circle, as of disciples or intimates.
- Popular; simple; commonplace.
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Citations for exoteric
Every religion under the heavens has a set of exoteric beliefs for the common man and a secret set of esoteric beliefs known only to a privileged inner circle.
The exoteric explanation is the one that conforms to the level of the simple thought patterns and understanding of the majority.