A term used by social theorists to describe the stage of economic development that follows industrialization. The postindustrial society emphasizes not the production of goods, but of services, which depend on intelligent designers and users of technology.
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As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
“The institution of marraige [sic] is under attack in our society and it needs to be strengthened,” Bush wrote.
Those are troubling numbers, for unfettered speech is not incidental to a flourishing society.
Compared with neighbors Myanmar, Vietnam, and Laos, Cambodia appears to have a blossoming civil society.
Strangio is at his best when exposing what appears to be a flourishing civil society in Cambodia.
Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.Children's Ways|James Sully
I haven't much time for seeing any one, except my patients, and the people I meet in society.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
William has thus been happily able to report to the society the approaching conversion of M'Bongo and his imminent civilization.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The blind Samson of labor will seize upon the pillars of society and bring them down in a common destruction.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
He has told me that their society produced on him the effect of the cool hands of saints against his cheek.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke