That one American farmer can now feed himself and fifty-six other people may be, within the narrow view of the specialist, a triumph of technology; by no stretch of reason can it be considered a triumph of agriculture or of culture. It has been made possible by the substitution of energy for knowledge, of methodology...
We spread our sleeping bags on the snow and crawled inside. The vantage point was dizzying. It was impossible to tell whether the comet was above us or we were above the comet; we were all falling through space, missing the stars by inches.
Get Off The Scale!You are beautiful. Your beauty, just like your capacity for life, happiness, and success, is immeasurable. Day after day, countless people across the globe get on a scale in search of validation of beauty and social acceptance.Get off the scale! I have yet to see a scale that can tell you how...
Abstraction automatically gives rise to optimized solutions within the universal set of all possible solutions, as has been shown in this book. It is these optimized solutions that make up and drive the non-abstract parts of the world, while the non-optimized solutions remain ‘hidden’ from the material world, inside the abstract world.Starting from a basis...
Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale.
From the landscape: a sense of scale. From the dead: a sense of scale.
IMBALANCEDo not let one negative carry the same weight as ninety nine positivesKamil Ali
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
Your purpose…should always be to know…the whole that was intended to be known.
My philosophy is that on a scale of 1 to 10, I will go to 15. No matter what!
Crossing the Penobscot, one found a visible descent in the scale of humanity.