In any authoritarian society, the possessor..

In any authoritarian society, the possessor of power dictates, and if you try and step outside, he will come after you. This is equally true of Sovietism, of China and of Iran, and in our time it has happened a lot in Islam. The point is that it's worse when the authoritarianism is supported by something supernatural.

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As a remedy to life in society I would suggest the big city. Nowadays, it is the only desert within our means.
Big
Big City
City
Desert
Life
Means
Nowadays
Only
Our
Remedy
Society
Suggest
Within
Would
The society based on production is only productive, not creative.
Based
Creative
Only
Production
Productive
Society
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
Absolutely
Amount
Any
Assert
Because
Believe
Case
Cut
Evil
Good
He
His
Man
Mind
To cut short the question of the law of retaliation, we must note that even in its primitive form it can operate only between two individuals of whom one is absolutely innocent, and the other absolutely guilty. The victim, to be sure, is innocent. But can the society that is supposed to represent the victim lay claim to innocence?
Absolutely
Between
Claim
Cut
Even
Form
Guilty
Individuals
Innocence
Innocent
Law
Lay
Must
Note
The repossession by women of our bodies will bring far more essential change to human society than the seizing of the means of production by workers.
Bodies
Bring
Change
Essential
Far
Human
Human Society
Means
More
Our
Production
Seizing
Society
Than
The first duty of a human being is to assume the right functional relationship to society - more briefly, to find your real job, and do it.
Assume
Being
Duty
Find
First
Functional
Human
Human Being
Job
More
Real
Real Job
Relationship
Right
The labor of women in the house, certainly, enables men to produce more wealth than they otherwise could; and in this way women are economic factors in society. But so are horses.
Certainly
Could
Economic
Enables
Factors
Horses
House
Labor
Men
More
Otherwise
Produce
Society
Than
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.
Accompanied
Change
General
Half
Head
Pity
Sigh
Slight
Small
Society
Sort
Three
Two
Which
We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
About
Anyone
Anything
Dependent
Hardly
Knows
Live
Science
Science And Technology
Society
Technology
Which
Without culture, and the relative freedom it implies, society, even when perfect, is but a jungle. This is why any authentic creation is a gift to the future.
Any
Authentic
Creation
Culture
Even
Freedom
Future
Gift
Implies
Jungle
Perfect
Relative
Society
Why
In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully.
Develop
Fully
Individuals
Just
Larger
Machine
Parts
People
Society
Unable
Where
If you're not producing as much as you consume, or perhaps a little more, then clearly we cannot use the big organization of our society for the purpose of keeping you alive, because your life does not benefit us, and it can't be of very much use to yourself.
Alive
Because
Benefit
Big
Cannot
Clearly
Consume
Does
Keeping
Life
Little
More
Much
Organization
Aesthetic matters are fundamental for the harmonious development of both society and the individual.
Aesthetic
Both
Development
Fundamental
Harmonious
Individual
Matters
Society
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
Character
Imagination
Society
Solitude
Wholesome
It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.
Account
Any
Change
Continuing
Decision
Dominant
Factor
Inevitable
Longer
Made
Only
Sensible
Society
Taking
Giving women education, work, the ability to control their own income, inherit and own property, benefits the society. If a woman is empowered, her children and her family will be better off. If families prosper, the village prospers, and eventually so does the whole country.
Ability
Benefits
Better
Better Off
Children
Control
Country
Does
Education
Empowered
Eventually
Families
Family
Giving
No civilized society can long exist, with an active power in its bosom that is stronger than the law.
Active
Bosom
Civilized
Civilized Society
Exist
Law
Long
Power
Society
Stronger
Than
The very existence of government at all, infers inequality. The citizen who is preferred to office becomes the superior to those who are not, so long as he is the repository of power, and the child inherits the wealth of the parent as a controlling law of society.
Becomes
Child
Citizen
Controlling
Existence
Government
He
Inequality
Law
Long
Office
Parent
Power
Preferred
The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
Aspect
Faster
Knowledge
Life
Now
Right
Saddest
Science
Society
Than
Wisdom
I'm interested in Scotland now and then, how it's changed. I want to get the reader to think about that by thinking about something from the past. How has society changed, how has policing changed, have we changed philosophically, psychologically, culturally, spiritually?
About
Changed
Get
How
Interested
Now
Now And Then
Past
Philosophically
Policing
Psychologically
Reader
Scotland
Society
When I read about the way in which library funds are being cut and cut, I can only think that American society has found one more way to destroy itself.
About
American
American Society
Being
Cut
Destroy
Found
Funds
I Can
Itself
Library
More
Only
Read
Americans have a warrior's mentality, most of them. That's how this society was built. The fact that you own a gun and shoot to defend your life is a very American way of thinking.
American
American
American Way
Built
Defend
Fact
Gun
How
Life
Life Is A
Mentality
Most
Own
Shoot
Battles, unlike bargains, are rarely discussed in society.
Bargain
Battles
Discussed
Rarely
Society
Unlike
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
Civilized
Could
English
Here
How
Irish
Listen
Only
Quite
Society
Talk
Teach
Would
Would-Be
The key to organizing an alternative society is to organize people around what they can do, and more importantly, what they want to do.
Alternative
Around
Importantly
Key
More
Organize
Organizing
People
Society
Want
To give up the task of reforming society is to give up one's responsibility as a free man.
Free
Free man
Give
Man
Reforming
Responsibility
Society
Task
Up
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
Automatic
Behavior
Characteristics
Learned
Our
Persons
Physical
Racism
Society
Taught
Toward
A word, for example, that is negative, pejorative, and has caused more pain and suffering is 'illegitimate.' But every person has a mother and father. It is another way we let society hurt others.
Another
Another way
Caused
Every
Example
Father
For example
Hurt
Illegitimate
More
Mother
Mother and father
Negative
Others
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.
Abandoned
Age
Apt
Class
Democratic
Democratic society
Distinctions
Happen
Less
Money
Proper
Race
Rank
Society
Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
Atonement
Behalf
Crime
Demand
Direct
Forgiveness
Grant
His
Interest
Party
Place
Society
Take
Unique
In a free society the state does not administer the affairs of men. It administers justice among men who conduct their own affairs.
Administer
Affairs
Among
Conduct
Does
Free
Free society
Justice
Men
Own
Society
State
Who
What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
Always
Call
Certain
Defined
Democratic
Democratic society
Down
Majority
Might
Minority
Prepared
Purposes
Put
Revolutionary
I think the first duty of society is justice.
Duty
First
I think
Justice
Society
Think
It seems to me that we're in danger of losing sight of certain basic civic values in society by allowing the growth of a whole generation of people who really have no sense of attachment to society.
Allowing
Attachment
Basic
Certain
Civic
Danger
Generation
Growth
Losing
Me
No sense
People
Really
Seems
One of the most destructive things that's happening in modern society is that we are losing our sense of the bonds that bind people together - which can lead to nightmares of social collapse.
Bind
Bonds
Collapse
Destructive
Happening
Lead
Losing
Modern
Modern society
Most
Nightmares
Our
People
Sense
Manners are the basic building blocks of civil society.
Basic
Blocks
Building
Building blocks
Civil
Civil society
Manners
Society
Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.
Community
Continually
Ears
Ever
Fat
Heading
Hears
Hungry
Lean
Men
Riot
Setting
Society
Together
Exclusiveness in a garden is a mistake as great as it is in society.
Garden
Great
Mistake
Society
The gift of loneliness is sometimes a radical vision of society or one's people that has not previously been taken into account.
Account
Been
Gift
Loneliness
People
Radical
Society
Sometimes
Taken
Vision
All partisan movements add to the fullness of our understanding of society as a whole. They never detract; or, in any case, one must not allow them to do so. Experience adds to experience.
Add
Adds
Allow
Any
Case
Experience
Fullness
Movements
Must
Never
Our
Partisan
Society
Them
I have always maintained that the one important phenomenon presented by modern society is - the enormous prosperity of Fools.
Always
Enormous
Fools
Important
Maintained
Modern
Modern society
Phenomenon
Presented
Prosperity
Society
I bless a society that tolerates and supports an eternal childhood for some, a childhood whose playfulness can, in turn, be a blessing to society.
Bless
Blessing
Childhood
Eternal
Society
Some
Supports
Turn
Whose
According to its doctors, my one intransigent desire is to have been a Confederate general, and because I could not or would not become anything else, I set up for poet and beg an to invent fictions about the personal ambitions that my society has no use for.
About
According
Ambition
Anything
Anything else
Because
Become
Been
Beg
Confederate
Could
Desire
Doctors
Else
The great hope of society is in individual character.
Character
Great
Great hope
Hope
Individual
Society
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.
Condition
Consent
Depress
Down
Hardship
Influence
Keep
Knowledge
Own
Power
Society
Virtue
You
Your
If you... scaled down human beings, scaled down society, if you land with a group of little boys, they are more like a scaled-down version of society than a group of little girls would be.
Beings
Boy
Down
Girl
Group
Human
Human beings
Land
Like
Little
Little girls
More
Society
Than
Before the Second World War, I believed in the perfectability of social man; that a correct structure of society produced goodwill; and that, therefore, you could remove all social ills by a reorganisation of society. It is possible that I believe something of the same again; but after the war, I did not because I was unable to.
After
Again
Because
Before
Believe
Believed
Correct
Could
Did
Goodwill
I believe
Ills
Man
Possible
A nation is a society united by a delusion about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbours.
About
Ancestry
Common
Delusion
Hatred
Nation
Neighbours
Society
United
Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.
Articles
Best
Dress
Good
Humor
Society
Wear
It is impossible, in our condition of Society, not to be sometimes a Snob.
Condition
Impossible
Our
Snob
Society
Sometimes