“Perhaps success in the future will depend partly on our ability to generate cheap power, but I think it will depend to a greater extent on our ability to resist a technological formula that is sterile: peas without pageantry, corn without coon, knowledge without wisdom, kitchens without a warm stove. There is more to these rocks than uranium; there is the lichen on the rock, the smell of the fern whose feet are upon the rock, the view from the rock...”
Elwyn Brooks “E. B.” White (July 11, 1899 – October 1, 1985)
Husband, father, Animal lover, naturalist, gentlem...
"An infallible test of civilization is that a man claiming to be civilized should be an intelligent toiler, that he should understand the dignity of labor, and that his work should be such as to advance the interests of the community to which he belongs." ~~ Mahatma Gandhi (or Mohandas K. Gandhi)
When you watch bald eagles being raised in near blizzard conditions, you might get the impression that they are pretty impervious to the cold. But, as one bald eagle found out the hard way, given the right circumstances mother nature… Continue Reading →
Leonardo Da Vinci was a keen observer and student of nature. His notes on The Nature of Water, from The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci , Translation by Edward MacCurdy (1955) are perceptive and eloquent: “Water is that which serves the vital… Continue Reading →