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A culture in which conformity of behaviour is maintained through the individual's internalization of a moral code.Compare with shame culture
- ‘In several articles we have noted that there is a vast difference in attitude between modern Western society - a ‘guilt culture’ - and the ancient Biblical world, which was an honor and shame culture.’
- ‘It is natural to suppose that Aristotle also subscribed to it, and it is significant that anthropologists have suggested that most human societies can be classified either as guilt cultures or as shame cultures.’
- ‘The other main element running through the book is a discussion of shame versus guilt cultures - something I feel I should have come across before but haven't.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.