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Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a perversion of the right relation between parents and children.


Leon Kass


#children #cloning #degrading #like #looks

The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the other. Our children see this, and learn to imitate it.


Thomas Jefferson


#boisterous #children #commerce #degrading #despotism

The photographs of Iraqi prisoners being subjected to degrading and humiliating treatment by their captors, and the reports of acts of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and other acts of maltreatment shock the conscience.


Ed Markey


#acts #being #captors #conscience #degrading

Cruelty to men and to the lower animals as well, which would have passed unnoticed a century ago, now shocks the sensibilities and is regarded as wicked and degrading.


Elihu Root


#century #cruelty #degrading #lower #lower animals

After all is said that can be said upon the liquor traffic, its influence is degrading upon the individual, the family, politics and business, and upon everything that you touch in this old world.


Billy Sunday


#business #degrading #everything #family #individual

The submission of her body without love or desire is degrading to the woman's finer sensibility, all the marriage certificates on earth to the contrary notwithstanding.


Margaret Sanger


#certificates #contrary #degrading #desire #earth

A man does not have to feel less than human to realize his sin; oppositely, he has to realize that he gets no special vindication for his sin.


Criss Jami


#confronting-problems #degrading #demeaning #equal #equality

I think there's something degrading about having a husband for a rival. It's humiliating if you fail and commonplace if you succeed.


Christopher Hampton


#commonplace #degrading #fail #having #humiliating

Girls can wear jeans, cut their hair short, wear shirts and boots, 'cause it's okay to be a boy, but for a boy to look like a girl is degrading.


Charlotte Gainsbourg


#boy #cause #cut #degrading #girl

There was no welfare state, and people had to rely mainly on the Poor Law - that was all the state provided. It was very degrading, very humiliating. And there was a means test for receiving poor relief.


Barbara Castle


#had #humiliating #law #mainly #means






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