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vadawg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-02-09 12:08 PM
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8. i hate to say it but what can you do, unless you force your values on everyone at gunpoint
theres always gonna be different norms and taboos, and whose to say that your ideals are right and the guy down the street is wrong. Ive got no idea how you can reconcile the differences and thats coming from someone who lives in america but is from what some would call a medieval culture.
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