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What does TIOP stand for?

TIOP stands for The Idea of Progress (blog)

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Foreign market Tuesday the participants continued buying risky assets, winningback the idea of progress trend in negotiations of the WhiteHouse and republicans Nothing interesting happened in the Eurobonds for the mostpart of the day (To view the original document, please click on the link below: http://reports.
95 Hardcover GV14 Seeking to connect the idea of leisure to the idea of progress, Stebbins (sociology, University of Calgary) provides a conceptual statement of leisure that goes beyond the definitions found in dictionaries and handbooks.
21st The series argues by embracing this new machine ideology something precious has been given up: the idea of progress and political struggle to change the world for the better.
Perhaps I feel this way because I am originally from the shabby East Coast, where the idea of progress is a new sign at the Texaco, but I suspect I am not alone in believing that our psychic connection to whatever place we call home is diminished when its touchstones disappear -- even if those touchstones are nothing more than the local pizzeria and carwash.
A skeptic who rejected the idea of progress, a pessimist who considered the world meaningless and accidental, he still occasionally offered his vision of how things should be: "Sisyphus must not give up pushing his rock uphill even if he knows that it will bounce down as soon as he reaches the top," wrote he.