the thing that society will always hate and critisize, no matter who is currently 'it'. The thing that keeps people in line. The thing that somehow keeps people recycling and being nice to strangers. This thing is seconded only to Hollywood, which commands much more respect and power. Without it, we would return to being animals, relying only on instincts.
Person 1: Dude i hate the government, and cops and shit, i hate them
Person 2: You cant imagine what would happen without authority dude