Re: Homosexuality Ethically Accepted?
I would argue that it's because the US is so conservative religiously. Arguments that can be framed in a religious context tend to get muddied and stall.
Dali: "I know what the picture should be ... We take a duck and put some dynamite in its derriere. When the duck explodes, I jump and you take the picture."
Halsman: "Don't forget that we are in America. We will be put in prison if we start exploding ducks."
Dali: "You're right. Let's take some cats and splash them with water."