131. Large and small enterprises differ in that the former usually involves conglomerates and the latter private individuals.
132. Both automobiles and bicycles offer a convenient means of public conveyance, with one of the marked differences between the two centered on pollution caused by the former.
133. Alcohol and tobacco are both highly addictive substances. However, unlike tobacco, which is known to cause cancer, studies indicate that alcohol does offer some health benefits when consumed in moderation.
134. One man's treasure is another man's junk.
135. AIDS is no longer one of the Top 10 American killers, but the same cannot be said for many countries.
136. Individualism was unheard of a short 30-odd years ago during the tumultuous Cultural Revolution. Things have changed today, however,with color returning to the streets of Chinese streets, people gaining a greater degree of self-determination and reform yielding monumental changes in traditional practices.
137. Social inequities of the past are rapidly giving way to expanded social consciousness.
138. Many claim that the world's highly developed countries bear sole responsibility for the plight of less-developed nations. I seriously doubt their contentions will bear the brunt of close scrutiny.
139. Although media reports expound on the volume of scientific and technological achievements, recent surveys indicate that the rapidity of transforming same into productive forces leaves much to be desired.
140. The popular belief in the invincibility of man is constantly rebuked by revaluations of man's fallibility.