The rule, acknowledged or not, seems to be that if we have great power we must use it. We would use a steam shovel to pick up a dime. We have experts who can prove there is no other way to do it.

Wendell Berry (b. 1934) American farmer, educator, poet, conservationist
“The Loss of the Future,” The Long-Legged House (1969)
Added on 25-Jan-12 | Last updated 25-Jan-12
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