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I think it's brought the world a lot closer together, and will continue to do that. There are downsides to everything; there are unintended consequences to everything. The most corrosive piece of technology that I've ever seen is called television - but then, again, television, at its best, is magnificent.
Hatred is corrosive of a person's wisdom and conscience; the mentality of enmity can poison a nation's spirit, instigate brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society's tolerance and humanity, and block a nation's progress to freedom and democracy.
Evil is always devising more corrosive misery through man's restless need to exact revenge out of his hate.
A very Faustian choice is upon us: whether to accept our corrosive and risky behavior as the unavoidable price of population and economic growth, or to take stock of ourselves and search for a new environmental ethic.
E. O. Wilson
I personally believe that the iPod is a frankly corrosive device because it encourages you to surround yourself with your favorites. The whole idea of a playlist is to surround yourself with your favorite things, and the interesting thing is that when you do that, they cease to be your favorites.
Power has long been regarded as morally corrosive, and we often suspect the intentions of those who seek it.
Man cannot produce a single work without the assistance of the slow, assiduous, corrosive worm of thought.
To have a very strong opinion all the time is corrosive to a person's intellect. It becomes your default position.
Fame is very corrosive and you have to guard very strictly against it.
Money is the most corrosive aspect of life today because it means that all attention to detail is forgotten.
In many respects a teenage girl's home is more important to her than at any time since she was a small child. She also needs emotional support and protection from the most corrosive cultural forces that seek to exploit her when she is least able to resist.
Corporate tax dodging impacts us across generations and over time. It is corrosive. It is unethical. It is unsustainable.
James P. Hoffa
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