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The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as read more

The passionate controversies of one era are viewed as sterile preoccupations by another, for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.

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There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.

There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.

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The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its read more

The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality. It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.

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That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of read more

That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.

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Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused.

Rape is the only crime in which the victim becomes the accused.

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Woman throughout the ages has been mistress to the law, as man has been its master.

Woman throughout the ages has been mistress to the law, as man has been its master.

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Major social movements. . . eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become read more

Major social movements. . . eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.

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That man is a creature that needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of read more

That man is a creature that needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy

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Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.

Stripped of ethical rationalizations and philosophical pretensions, a crime is anything that a group in power chooses to prohibit.

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The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their read more

The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.

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