What sort of world is it at all? Men on the moon and men spinning round the earth like it might be midges round a lamp, and there's not no attention paid to earthly law nor order no more.
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J.R.R. Tolkien said: “What sort of world is it at all? Men on the moon and men spinning round the earth like it might be midges round a lamp, and there's not no attention paid to earthly law nor order no more.” It may be very hard to imagine how men can live in space without ever seeing each other, but it happens all the time. He was talking about the lack of social structure in modern society where everyone gets along just fine without having to follow any rules or laws.
Source: A Clockwork Orange
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