Peculiarism (Pecüliárismeu) is the belief that Talossa is not a country like other countries, but is instead its own special sort of entity. It is a genuine and unique Talossan ideology. According to this way of thinking, as Talossa is unique, it does not have to imitate other nations and their habits. However, this does not mean that Talossa must work to appear original or eccentric to distinguish itself from more traditional nations. Keeping the balance between being unique and being just another voice in the concert of nations is one major point of the applied method of "Peculiarist Dialectic."
Peculiarism is often seen in contrast to derivativism, the idea that Talossa is a country like all other real countries and should act accordingly.