Throughout history, the present has demonstrated a remarkable inability to recognize what its most important contributions to the future will be.
The pursuit of money is for those who can’t figure out anything better to do with their lives.
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. That’s why it’s important to eat at least two of them.
In the history of human thinking the most fruitful developments frequently take place at those points where two different lines of thought meet. – Werner Heisenberg
Neither is form a receptacle for content, nor content an armature for form. The processes by which technological media develop are inseparable from the content they embody, just as the developingcontent of technological media is inseparable from the formal structures that embody it.
We have found a strange footprint on the shores of the unknown. We have devised profound theories, one after another, to account for its origins. At last, we have succeeded in reconstructing the creature that made the footprint. And lo! It is our own. – Sir Arthur Eddington, Space, Time, and Gravitation, 1920
History does not repeat itself, but it does rhyme – Mark Twain
“…nature as described by our scientists is indeed an artifact built in collaboration with a Being sufficiently complex to mock and, perhaps, punish materialists by responding to them in a crudely materialistic way…” – Paul Feyerabend, “Nature as a Work of Art”