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Hilton Barlach

Banco Central do Brasil

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Do you think gay marriage will be universally accepted in the next 10 years?

As gay marriage is being more and more accepted in several parts of the world the issue remains very controversial.

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    Jun 12 2012: I do not think that it will be universally accepted as even forms of marriage that have been around much longer are not universally accepted yet. Examples include non-arranged marriages in India. Multi ethnic or multiracial marriages. This is not even getting into plural marriages of the various types. The issue is not one of logic, but one based firmly in the concepts of social norms and religion. Both social norms and religion seem to be very resistant to change of any type. But here is hoping I am wrong.

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