Quotes about Society

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Our bodies are programmed to consume fat and sugars because they're rare in nature... In the same way, we're biologically programmed to be attentive to things that stimulate: content that is gross, violent, or sexual and that gossip which is humiliating, embarrassing, or offensive. If we're not careful, we're going to develop the psychological equivalent of obesity. We'll find ourselves consuming content that is least beneficial for ourselves or society as a whole. Just as the factory farming system that produces and delivers our food shapes what we eat, the dynamics of our media shape what information we consume.

Danah Boyd

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Democracy requires a reliance on shared facts; instead we're being offered parallel but separate universes.

Eli Pariser

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Humanity`s greatest advances are not in its discoveries - but in how those discoveries are applied to reduce inequity.

Bill Gates

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Imagine, a room, awash in gasoline. And there are two implacable enemies in that room. One of them has 9,000 matches. The other has 7,000 matches. Each of them is concerned about who`s ahead, who`s stronger. Well, that`s the kind of situation we are actually in.

Carl Sagan

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We live in a society absolutely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. That's a clear prescription for disaster.

Carl Sagan

Humanity is destined to explore, settle, and expand outward into the universe.

Buzz Aldrin

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There is no first world and third world. There is only one world, for all of us to live and delight in.

Gerald Durrell

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All for the people and all by the people. Nothing about the people without the people. That is Democracy.

Lajos Kossuth

Together we can help create a peaceful, just, sustainable and healthy world.

Deepak Chopra

It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world.

Steve Maraboli

Every single time you help somebody stand up you are helping humanity rise.

Steve Maraboli

I don`t need no arms around me.
And I don`t need no drugs to calm me.
I have seen the writing on the wall.
Don`t think I need anything at all.
No. Don`t think I`ll need anything at all.
All in all it was all just bricks in the wall.
All in all you were all just bricks in the wall.

Pink Floyd

Rich men never waste a penny: only poor people do that.

Paulo Coelho

There is all the difference in the world between treating people equally and attempting to make them equal.

Friedrich Hayek

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What a free society offers to the individual is much more than what he would be able to do if only he were free.

Friedrich Hayek

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