Elegance

What Is Culture? All That Enhances the Human Mind

What Is Culture? People answer this question in many different ways. Some are inspired by philology, others by all kinds of philosophical and social systems. So many contradictions have arisen around defining culture, and the related word “civilisation” gives rise to so many contradictions that international congresses of scholars and professors have met especially to …

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Modesty of Dress and the Love of God: An Effective Way to Defend the Family

“I love vulgarity. Good taste is death, vulgarity is life.” These words by English fashion designer Mary Quant, who took credit for inventing the miniskirt and hot pants, reveal one of the most important, though rarely pointed out, aspects of the “fashion revolution” that started in the sixties: vulgarity.1 Indeed, fashions have increasingly tended toward …

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