Tuesday, September 01, 2009

In the 'Everything Changes, Everything Remains the Same' Category

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), of "Walden Pond" minimalist fame, trying to get his contemporaries to strip superfluities out of their lives, wrote:

"Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things."

150 years before the e-age; genius is eternally prescient.


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