Quotes about Society

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All of us (...) are descended from immigrants and revolutionists.

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

If we can conquer space, we can conquer childhood hunger.

Buzz Aldrin

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The degree of civilization in a society can be judged by entering the prisons.

Fjodor Mihajlovics Dosztojevszkij

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We live in a society of victimization, where people are much more comfortable being victimized than actually standing up for themselves.

Marilyn Manson

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The way you solve things is by making it politically profitable for the wrong people to do the right thing.

Milton Friedman

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In a decaying society, art, if it is truthful, must also reflect decay. And unless it wants to break faith with its social function, art must show the world as changeable. And help to change it.

Ernst Fischer

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The common people, on the whole, are still living in the world of absolute good and evil from which the intellectuals have long since escaped.

George Orwell

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The measure of how free a society is is not how it treats its good, obedient, compliant citizens, but how it treats its dissidents and those who resist orthodoxy.

Glenn Greenwald

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I believe a society will not be free if women of that society are not free.

Manal al-Sharif

You have to see lots of ways of living in order to choose the best life for yourself. This is what the best cities do: They cultivate a vibrant array of cultures and allow their citizens to find their way to the neighborhoods and traditions in which they're most at home.

Eli Pariser

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Without connections and overlap between communities, subcultures that make up the city don't evolve. As a result, the ghettos breed stagnation and intolerance.

Eli Pariser

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Technology doesn't solve every problem of its own accord. If it did, we wouldn't have millions of people starving to death in a world with an oversupply of food.

Eli Pariser

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Democracy works only if we citizens are capable of thinking beyond our narrow self-interest. But to do so, we need a shared view of the world we cohabit. We need to come into contact with other peoples' lives and needs and desires. The filter bubble pushes us in the opposite direction - it creates the impression that our narrow self-interest is all that exists. And while this is great for getting people to shop online, it’s not great for getting people to make better decisions together.

Eli Pariser

When people don't have to worry about having their basic needs met, they care a lot more about having products and leaders that represent who they are.

Eli Pariser

Freedom of the press was for those who owned one. Now we all do.

A. J. Liebling

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