Society is a large number of men who live together in the same country, and who
deal with one another.
Modern collectivists . . . see society as a super-organism, as some
supernatural entity apart from and superior to the sum of its individual
A great deal may be learned about society by studying man; but this process
cannot be reversed: nothing can be learned about man by studying society—by
studying the inter-relationships of entities one has never identified or