But I think the most harmful change brought about by Victorian science in our attitude to nature lies in the demand that our relation with it must be purposive, industrious, always seeking greater knowledge.
John Fowles (1926 -)
Contributed by: Zaady
Only fools think our attitude to our fellow men is a thing distinct from our attitude to 'lesser' life on this planet.
We all write poems; it is simply that the poets are the ones who write in words.
I knew words were like chains, they held me back . . . the act of description taints the description.
You are like a porcupine. When the animal has its spines erect, it cannot eat. If you do not eat, you will starve. And your prickles will die with the rest of your body.
Source: The Magus
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