Thursday, March 6, 2014

Food for Thought


Have we grown reluctant in the age of power to admit mystery and beauty into ourOperation_Castle_-_Romeo_001 thoughts, or to learn where power ceases? --Loren Eiseley "The Illusion of Two Cultures"

When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you've had your technical success. That's the way it was with the atomic bomb. --Robert Oppenheimer

Both quotes are from the current issue of Books & Culture