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Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?
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Ernest Gaines Quotes

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 homosexuality  culture  

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What was once called the objective world is a sort of Rorschach ink blot, into which each culture, each system of science and religion, each type of personality, reads a meaning only remotely derived from the shape and color of the blot itself.
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Lewis Mumford Quotes

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 reality  culture  

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Men are no more immune from emotions than women; we think women are more emotional because the culture lets them give free vent to certain feelings, "feminine" ones, that is, no anger please, but it's okay to turn on the waterworks.
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Una Stannard Quotes

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In many cultures it is customary to answer that God created the universe out of nothing. But this is mere temporizing. If we wish courageously to pursue the question, we must, of course ask next where God comes from. And if we decide this to be unanswerable, why not save a step and decide that the origin of the universe is an unanswerable question? Or, if we say that God has always existed, why not save a step and conclude that the universe has always existed?
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Carl Sagan Quotes

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 god  universe  culture  

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I don't wanna live in a city where the only cultural advantage is that you can make a right turn on a red light.
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Woody Allen Quotes

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You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions.
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John Perry Barlow Quotes

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 ethics  culture  

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