It gets too easy to write from the point of view of a male character of my age, with the same cultural frame of reference.
There's a widespread cultural barrenness across art and political culture. But there are some pockets of resistance on the extreme margins, like the techno-savvy protest movements, small press, the creator-owned comics, that seem to be getting some signs of hope for the future.
Tower Records was a place to meet your friends, your co-workers or a place to meet new friends who shared a common love of music, literature and all things cultural.
Learning to read the Bible in the light of the times in which it was written is critical. Reading it uncritically, without understanding the cultural and historical setting of the text, leaves us forced to accept scientific and sociological norms of the ancient Near East from 3,000 years ago.
There are many cultural scenes in Lahore, just as there are in London. And there is a celebrity culture here, just as there is in London. But in Lahore, the celebrity scene doesn't drown out the rest quite so much.
Pakistan hasn't been cast in the role of... interesting cultural place or, you know, land of great comedians.
I love traditions. I mean, cultural ones.
I'm trying to be like the old Roc- A-Fella and Bad Boy, influencing people culturally but having hits at the same time.
And not only that but... when the station is completed, there will be an international crew made of astronauts coming from different cultural experiences, speaking different languages, but working together for a common goal.
America is grappling with cultural diversity, and I just want to put a show on that represents the world in which I live.
In TV, film, and music there's a lot of snobbery, and I don't like it. I've never been a cultural snob.
The European Union arose on an economic foundation, and it turns out that even this is not a solid base. Cultural identity has been neglected.
If, hypothetically, Western Catholicism were to review the issue of celibacy, I think it would do so for cultural reasons, not so much as a universal option.
For a country is not merely a piece of earth; it is, above all, a compendium of social, cultural, and historical factors which begin to acquire sense and order through the process of writing.
Learning a foreign language, and the culture that goes with it, is one of the most useful things we can do to broaden the empathy and imaginative sympathy and cultural outlook of children.
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