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How does constant darkness effect a culture's clothing?

From an anthropologist p.o.v. of this world, clothes originated to provide warmth, protection from animals (which include whatever creatures live in this world), and for cultural purposes. Warmth and ...
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What would be the German and French attitudes toward marriage?

In the Middle Ages, there could not be a crown princess of France, and there could not be either a crown prince or a crown princess of Germany. A female absolutely could not inherit the crown of ...
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is everyone dark skinned in a realistic cyberpunk story?

That depends on what you consider "fair skin". If you mean almost pigmentless skin as in stereotypical Danes and Swedes and Norwegians, then such a condition has always been a small minority ...
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Why would yellow be considered a manly colour?

Because it is the color of daffodils, the manliest of flowers. When Randy, god of machismo, slew the Primordial Chaos Bear Pad-Ington on the blasted soil of the Great Volcano, daffodils sprouted from ...
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How does constant darkness effect a culture's clothing?

That would require countless adaptations: sturdy almost armor-like clothing covering most of the body. A blind or near blind person traveling through thick canopy needs a sturdy protective layer of ...
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is everyone dark skinned in a realistic cyberpunk story?

I think it's best not to make assumptions. A well respected newspaper once wrote an article saying powered flight by humans would perhaps be possible in a million years. This was nine days before the ...
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Why would yellow be considered a manly colour?

"YOU CANNOT FEAR THAT WHICH YOU CANNOT SEE!" So, there are two components to what is considered 'Manly' The first is perhaps the most important: What Women Want I don't want to set off an ...
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What would be the German and French attitudes toward marriage?

I am British - and poking fun at French and German culture is part of our national past time. French Marriage - Fidelity is more of a suggestion (The commonly cited stat is less than 50% of French ...
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Why would yellow be considered a manly colour?

Yellow is commonly associated with the sun, and sand, so perhaps your culture places masculine qualities on these things, e.g, perhaps the ancient mythological "sun god" was the strongest ...
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How does constant darkness effect a culture's clothing?

Very Practical Clothing So, to begin with, you have very distinct seasons in that area, so you need different sets of clothing for the cold and warm seasons. You need warm clothing probably from ...
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