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Peter L. Berger quotes: If you say simply that pressures toward democracy are created by the market, I would say yes. If you say simply that pressures toward democracy are created by the market, I would say yes.
Peter L. Berger quotes: We also have a cultural phenomenon: the emergence of a global culture, or of cultural globalization. We also have a cultural phenomenon: the emergence of a global culture, or of cultural globalization.
Peter L. Berger quotes: In acute suffering the need for meaning is as strong or stronger than the need for happiness. In acute suffering the need for meaning is as strong or stronger than the need for happiness.
Peter L. Berger quotes: In all advanced industrial societies, education has become the single most important vehicle of upward mobility. In all advanced industrial societies, education has become the single most important vehicle of upward mobility.
Peter L. Berger quotes: One can't understand the Christian Right and similar movements unless one sees them as reactive - they're reacting to what they call secular humanism. One can't understand the Christian Right and similar movements unless one sees them as reactive - they're reacting to what they call secular humanism.
Peter L. Berger quotes: East Asia confirms the superior capacity of industrial capitalism in raising the material standard of living of large masses of people. East Asia confirms the superior capacity of industrial capitalism in raising the material standard of living of large masses of people.
Peter L. Berger quotes: In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state. In a market economy, however, the individual has some possibility of escaping from the power of the state.
Peter L. Berger quotes: In science, as in love, a concentration on technique is likely to lead to impotence. In science, as in love, a concentration on technique is likely to lead to impotence.
Peter L. Berger quotes: There is an intrinsic linkage between socialism and economic inefficiency. There is an intrinsic linkage between socialism and economic inefficiency.
Peter L. Berger quotes: If the cultural elite has its way, the U.S. will be much more like Europe. If the cultural elite has its way, the U.S. will be much more like Europe.
Peter L. Berger quotes: Some people think that as the Chinese economy becomes more and more capitalistic it will inevitably become more democratic. Some people think that as the Chinese economy becomes more and more capitalistic it will inevitably become more democratic.
Peter L. Berger quotes: He who has the bigger stick has the better chance of imposing his definitions of reality. He who has the bigger stick has the better chance of imposing his definitions of reality.
Peter L. Berger quotes: F. A. Hayek is probably the most prominent advocate of capitalism in the present period. F. A. Hayek is probably the most prominent advocate of capitalism in the present period.
Peter L. Berger quotes: Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy. Even in a society as tightly controlled as Singapore's, the market creates certain forces which perhaps in the long run may lead to democracy.