What's better: a liberal culture or a conservative culture?

A conservative culture would embrace traditional religious values and gender roles. The church would be a large part of life. Homosexuals, and others who embrace non-mainstream lifestyles would be shunned and rejected. A liberal culture would embrace values of secularism and individualism. Individual persons could... show more A conservative culture would embrace traditional religious values and gender roles. The church would be a large part of life. Homosexuals, and others who embrace non-mainstream lifestyles would be shunned and rejected.

A liberal culture would embrace values of secularism and individualism. Individual persons could live their lives as they see fit. A diversity of different beliefs and lifestyles would be seen as normal. Non-religious people, homosexuals, and those operating outside of traditional gender norms would be tolerated and accepted.
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