-We must be amusing at all times and sneer at those who express their real feelings; it's dangerous for a tribe to allow its members to show their feelings.
Source: The Zahir
Contributed by: Aart Hilal
-When we marry, we are authorized to take possession of the other person, body and soul.
-We must at all costs avoid saying no because people prefer those who say yes, and this allows us to survive in hostile territory.
-What other people think is more important than what we feel.
-Never make a fuss-it might attract the attention of an enemy tribe.
-If u behave differently, u will be expelled from the tribe because u can infect others and destroy something that was extremely difficult to organize in the first place.
-We must eat three meals a day, even if we're not hungry, and when we fail to fit the current ideal of beauty we must fast, even if we're starving.
-Love is only a small thing, enough for one person, and any suggestion that the heart might be larger than this is considered perverse.
-We must do jobs we detest because we are part of an organized society, and if everyone did what they wanted to do, the world would come to a standstill.
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