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These generally come from the outside, from cultural pressures and messages.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Is it anti-Semitism, or are less insidious cultural forces at work?Why Was Bess Myerson the First and Last Jewish Miss America?|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
So my way to point out his cultural cluelessness is to be even more clueless?Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the absence of cultural shifts, then, new reproductive technology might not matter as much for women as it would for men.
Instead, local life is defined by cultural products that are more national or more global—think of the Sunday New York Times.
Collectively, Christians can give diffusion to it with an efficiency vastly beyond the sum of all their insulated efforts.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
This organization marked the formal beginning of Richmond as a cultural center in Virginia.
Education, the "backbone" of cultural activities, is one of the most challenging current problems facing Virginia.
Hence it may be said that the diffusion of the great doctrine can be attributed to the influence of this image.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
The Arabians conveyed it into Spain, whence its diffusion over Christendom was a simple work of time, sure if gradual.Witch, Warlock, and Magician|William Henry Davenport Adams
British Dictionary definitions for diffusion
- the random thermal motion of atoms, molecules, clusters of atoms, etc, in gases, liquids, and some solids
- the transfer of atoms or molecules by their random motion from one part of a medium to another