“scholars are implicated in an intellectual quest that is not far from paranoia—a word that is not meant as a pejorative”
— Tung-Hui Hu, A Prehistory of the Cloud (p.35)
Not accepting myths and words as truth, without methodological empirical and reproduceable evidence.
“Each of us dichotomizes the Kosmos in a different place.”
— William James, The Principles of Psychology, Great Books of the Western World, ed. Robert Maynard Hutchins, vol. 53 (1890; Chicago: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1952), 187
People choose their own reference place as to determine what is their perception, and constructs.
“The business of the modern world, for better or worse, is business. Unless we learn to conduct business in ways that sustain our souls and the life supporting web of nature, our future as a species is dim.“
—Peter Barnes, Former President, Working Assets Long Distance (now CREDO Long Distance)