Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Quote of the day

FLG was reading Cicero this morning, and this sentence struck him as relevant to our current predicament and also FLG's time horizons theory:
there never yet existed any genius so vast and comprehensive as to allow nothing at any time to escape its attention; and all the geniuses in the world united in a single mind could never, within the limits of a single life, exert a foresight sufficiently extensive to embrace and harmonize all, without the aid of experience and practice.

Although, the translation I read was better.

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