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A Quote by Masanobu Fukuoka on engineer, science, technology, nature, balance, truth, and judgement

"When a decision is made to cope with the symptoms of a problem, it is generally assumed that the corrective measures will solve the problem itself. They seldom do. Engineers cannot seem to get this through their heads. These countermeasures are all based on too narrow a definition of what is wrong. Human measures and countermeasures proceed from limited scientific truth and judgment. A true solution can never come about in this way."

Masanobu Fukuoka

Contributed by: esaruoho

A Quote by Dan Simmons on poetry, words, truth, and engineer

Poetry is only secondarily about words. Primarily, it is about truth. I dealt with the Ding an Sich, the substance behind the shadow, weaving powerful concepts, similes, and connections the way an engineer would raise a skyscraper with the whiskered-alloy skeleton being constructed long before the glass and plastic and chromaluminum appears.

Dan Simmons

Source: Hyperion, Pages: 192..193

Contributed by: Chris

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