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the things that come up in Islamic Civ class

Yesterday I was taking notes in class, listening to a lecture on the subject of Middle Eastern nations’ attempts to “modernize” (model themselves after Western Europe) around the turn of the century and mid 1900s, when suddenly,

“Capitalism depends on the nuclear family.”

Nearly exact quote of what the professor said.

Hmmmmmmmmm.