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Quotes: Culture Justifies Anything
"STOP OPPRESSING MY CULTURE, YOU ETHNOCENTRIC BITCH!"
Belkar Bitterleaf to Miko Miyazaki, defending his right to protect his Chaotic Evil alignment from detectionnote , The Order of the Stick

"There comes a point where acknowledging cultural differences doesn't cut it any more and you just have to say; 'What the fuck, guys?'"

"It's tradition; that makes it okay!"
"Weird Al" Yankovic, "Weasel Stomping Day"

At the moment I don't give a damn about Klingon beliefs, rituals or customs! Now I have given you both a lot of leeway when it comes to following Klingon traditions, but in case you haven't noticed, this is not a Klingon station and those are not Klingon uniforms you're wearing. There is a limit to how far I'll go to accomodate cultural diversity among my officers, and you've just reached it!
Captain Sisko dressing down Worf for trying to honour kill his brother

"We took possession... in accordance with our custom and we caught all the people. Not one escaped. Some ran away from us, these we killed, and others we killed -but what of that? It was in accordance with our custom."
—Maori warrior on the conquest and genocide of the Moriori.

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