Police in China can do whatever they want after 81 days in arbitrary detention you clearly realise that they don't have to obey their own laws. In a society like this there is no negotiation no discussion except to tell you that power can crush you any time they want - not only you your whole family and all people like you.
A generous basic state pension is the least a civilized society should offer those who have worked hard and saved through their whole lives.
I started imagining this whole different world. It was a society of musicians a family I hoped I could belong to one day.
One thing that makes France different from other countries is the tradition of social solidarity. People from all backgrounds and political positions are willing to contribute for services and protection of society as a whole - but on the condition that money is being spent effectively and that everyone is paying their part.
When you look at where the real problems are among minorities in our society particularly blacks it's at the bottom. It's the people who are in school systems that don't educate neighborhoods where there is a lot of crime drugs the whole bit.
In the 18th century James Hargreaves invented the Spinning Jenny and Richard Arkwright pioneered the water-propelled spinning frame which led to the mass production of cotton. This was truly revolutionary. The cotton manufacturers created a whole new class of people - the urban proletariat. The structure of society itself would never be the same.
Our whole society is instantaneous.
Society has to change but the political powers we have at the moment are not enough to effect this change. The whole democratic system would have to be rethought.
We have to challenge the whole idea that it's acceptable for a society like Britain to have such a significant number of people who do not work one day of the week and don't have any possibility of improving the quality of their lives.
American society as a whole can never achieve the outer-reaches of potential so long as it tolerates the inner cities of despair.
Prison continues on those who are entrusted to it a work begun elsewhere which the whole of society pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline.
Similarly thought is a system. That system not only includes thought and feelings but it includes the state of the body it includes the whole of society - as thought is passing back and forth between people in a process by which thought evolved from ancient times.
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.
I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with a wholesome discretion the remedy is not to take it from them but to inform their discretion.
Think what a better world it would be if we all the whole world had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.
I just smile. And they - my opponents don't like it when I smile at them. They think I'm playing or something. But - like I smile throughout the whole fight. Sometimes I'll be throwing combinations and I just smile and stick my tongue out at them.
In my whole career I've never seen this type of race that you had to wait for the last day. There's so many teams that are involved. You've got to smile because we're in it.
Arnold Palmer has what I call an 'Eisenhower smile'. Those two men they'd smile and their whole faces would look so pleasant it was like they were smiling all over.
It is clear I was never the Pretty Girl. I had my two front teeth knocked out when I was 10 and didn't fix them until I was 19. I have a crooked smile and a nose that looks like it's been broken 12 times but never has been. My nose was always red so people called me Rudolph. My whole face is off-center.
I think I've always had a certain amount of skepticism of this whole 'shut up and smile' theory. I haven't ever swallowed that pill so easily although I tried.
I'm as happy a man as any in the world for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face.
As happy a man as any in the world for the whole world seems to smile upon me!
If co-operation is thus the lifeblood of science and technology it is similarly vital to society as a whole.