A Quote by George Johnson on destruction, energy, order, power, universe, weapons, and work

The weapons laboratory of Los Alamos stands as a reminder that our very power as pattern finders can work against us, that it is possible to discern enough of the universe's underlying order to tap energy so powerful that it can destroy its discoverers or slowly poison them with its waste.

George Johnson

Source: George Johnson, Fire in the Mind, Vintage Books, New York, 1996, p 326.

Contributed by: Zaady