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LanternWaste Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 02:57 PM
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23. Social mores are contrary to your position...
Social mores are contrary to your position, regardless of whether you yourself disagree with them or not.

The collective folkways and benign customs of a people are not often changed. One might argue (some actually have) that if eating meat, in and of itself has no context (allowing for the ingestion of any type of animal), then sex, in and of itself has no context, thus allowing for incest-- yet as that is contra-indicative of our social mores, we find ways to both justify and rationalize its disuse (see William Graham Sumner, the renowned sociologist of the early 20th century for a full treatise on the comparison).
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