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Quote Of The Day, January 3, 2013

Quote Of The Day, January 3, 2013
January 03
05:31 2013

“What was once stigmatized as deviant behavior is now tolerated and even sanctioned; what was once regarded as abnormal has been normalized. As deviancy is normalized, so what was once normal becomes deviant. The kind of family that has been regarded for centuries as natural and moral – the ‘bourgeois’ family as it is invidiously called – is now seen as pathological and exclusionary, concealing the worst forms of psychic and physical oppression.”

– Gertrude Himmelfarb

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