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  • Carl Bernstein
    Carl Bernstein
    American investigative journalist and author 1944-
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    For the first time, the weird and the stupid and the coarse are becoming our cultural norms, even our cultural ideal.
  • Christopher Lasch
    Christopher Lasch
    American historian 1932-
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    A society that has made ''nostalgia'' a marketable commodity on the cultural exchange quickly repudiates the suggestion that life in the past was in any important way better than life today.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
  • E. J. Hobsbawm
    E. J. Hobsbawm
    British historian 1917-2012
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    As the global expansion of Indian and Chinese restaurants suggests, xenophobia is directed against foreign people, not foreign cultural imports.
  • Armstrong Williams
    Armstrong Williams
    American political commentator, entrepreneur and author 1962-
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    At some point we must make a decision not to allow the mere threat of charges of cultural or religious insensitivity to stop us from dealing with this evil.
  • Armstrong Williams
    Armstrong Williams
    American political commentator, entrepreneur and author 1962-
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    At some point we must realize that actively defending against radical Islamic teachings is not a matter of cultural relativity. It is a matter of universally recognized human rights.
  • Bernice Weissbourd
    Bernice Weissbourd
    American psychologist
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    Because it's not only that a child is inseparable from the family in which he lives, but that the lives of families are determined by the community in which they live and the cultural tradition from which they come.
  • Caitlin Doughty
    Caitlin Doughty
    American author, blogger 1984-
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    Because we've never encountered a decomposing body, we can only assume they are out to get us. It is no wonder there is a cultural fascination with zombies.
  • Barbara Smith
    Barbara Smith
    American lesbian feminist and socialist 1946-
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    Black women, whose experience is unique, are seldom recognized as a particular social-cultural entity and are seldom thought to be important enough for serious scholarly consideration.
  • Dan Cruickshank
    Dan Cruickshank
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    By Modernism I mean the positive rejection of the past and the blind belief in the process of change, in novelty for its own sake, in the idea that progress through time equates with cultural progress; in the cult of individuality, originality and self-expression.
  • Billy Bragg
    Billy Bragg
    English singer-songwriter 1957-
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    By the time I was 19, punk had occurred. It had a completely different cultural dynamic to it which rejected everything and started again from the year zero.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Commercial jazz, soap opera, pulp fiction, comic strips, the movies set the images, mannerisms, standards, and aims of the urban masses. In one way or another, everyone is equal before these cultural machines; like technology itself, the mass media are nearly universal in their incidence and appeal. They are a kind of common denominator, a kind of scheme for pre-scheduled, mass emotions.
  • Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Bjorn Ulvaeus
    Swedish songwriter, producer, member of ABBA 1945-
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    Cultural variety is always worth striving for, but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
  • Bruno Maag
    Bruno Maag
    Swiss type designer and businessman 1962-
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    Each script has its own calligraphic and cultural history. It is more a question of matching different calligraphic styles to one another, without the features of one script dominating another.
  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
    English journalist, author, and broadcaster 1975-
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    Feminism means something - legislation, cultural change - but 'Girl Power' meant nothing more than being friends with your friends.
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