That natural disasters are required to provide Americans with a glimpse of reality in their own country is an indication of the deep rot infecting the official political culture.
American political culture quickly and always outpaces any attempt to satirize it.
Without our artists and storytellers, we have no history, and without history your future is unmoored -- we drift. It is art, never war, that carries culture forward.
In the world there is, parallel to the force of death and constraint, an enormous force of persuasion that is called culture.
You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Our culture places a very high premium on self-expression, but is relatively disinterested in producing "selves" that are worth expressing.
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If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Writing Breathe Write
You can lead a horticulture, but you can't make her think.
Whoa, I'm your girlfriend now?"
Archer shrugged. "We've tried to kill each other, fought ghouls, and kissed a lot. I'm pretty sure we're married in some cultures.
sophie hex-hall spell-bound
A dying culture invariably exhibits personal rudeness. Bad manners. Lack of consideration for others in minor matters. A loss of politeness, of gentle manners, is more significant than is a riot...
When I was a child, when I was an adolescent, books saved me from despair: that convinced me that culture was the highest of values[...].
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Whoever controls the media, the
images, controls the culture.