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Would we be so enamored with dystopian fiction if we lived in a culture where violent death was a major concern? It wouldn't be escapism.
If I were given a choice between two films and one was dark and explored depraved, troubled or sick aspects of our culture, I would always opt for that over the next romantic comedy.
As a culture I see us as presently deprived of subtleties. The music is loud, the anger is elevated, sex seems lacking in sweetness and privacy.
If you want to judge the performance of the Egyptian people by the standards of German or Chinese or American culture, then there is no room for judgment.
Culture is very important to the Mavs. Your best player has to be a fit for what you want the culture of the team to be. He has to be someone who leads by example. Someone who sets the tone in the locker room and on the court. It isn't about who talks the most or the loudest. It is about the demeanor and attitude he brings.
Today, Labour has a disruptive economic narrative - that Britain needs fundamental change in its market structure and culture to compete in the modern world.
There's nothing in Chinese culture that is an equivalent of the geisha. It's so different, so special to Japan.
People really get myopic as they get older. We're not a culture that encourages dreaming or distraction. We're not ever good at just being.
Culture makes all men gentle.
I'm sure I will cause tremendous seismic shifts in the culture again.
We cannot live by power, and a culture that seeks to live by it becomes brutal and sterile. But we can die without it.
As a culture, I think we need to redefine what it means to be happy.
Most of the monsters... are based on some sort of mythology. Every culture and even some geographical areas have monsters and mythology that is their own.
Laurell K. Hamilton
Humanism and Divinity are as complementary to one another in theorder of culture, as are Nature and Grace in the order of being.
We've had American TV shows in Britain for years and that hasn't affected our culture at all.
When a marriage culture fails, sexual desire no longer unites; instead it fragments.
I got interested in the American culture war back in 2004, and it's one of the only growth stocks I've ever invested in.
England as a culture has endured so much more than America has as a culture, so it's given them a different perspective.
As long as there are people in education making excuses for failure, cursing future generations with a culture of low expectations, denying children access to the best that has been thought and written, because Nemo and the Mister Men are more relevant, the battle needs to be joined.
I want to affect culture. I want to have my mark on everything. I give examples of people like Bill Cosby, Quincy Jones - those are the people who I look up to. The game wouldn't be the same without them. What happens in the course of 5 years isn't really important to me. I care about what they'll say about me in 50 years.
The whole celebrity culture thing - I'm fascinated by, and repelled by, and yet I end up knowing about it.
I can't tell you how much I love Target and Costco, that kind of culture, because it's something I never felt a part of. I've always felt like a tourist because I have never fit in anywhere.
I'm always at the opposite end of the spectrum, the opposite of hipster culture, and I enjoy that.
American music culture is black culture.
Kinsey was trying to study sex scientifically, get rid of the overlay of culture and religion.
I've always had an affinity and a passion for cars and that whole car culture.
The concept that an artist would be revered by popular culture is an immediate dismissal of his relevance as an artist.
High culture is paranoid about sentiment. But human beings are intensely sentimental.
I'm not a big crime reader, but I'm reading Michael Connelly's 'The Reversal.' I'm going back to his novels. I'm also reading Keith Richards' 'Life.' I'm always fascinated by the transition from the innocent late '60s and early '70s and the youth culture becoming an industry.
When you go visiting countries, you start reading the history of the place and you start getting into the culture, and then you have to leave. In my experience, all countries have hidden treasures.
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