[lit-ideas] Re: Poet Managers

  • From: Robert Paul <rpaul@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 14:52:30 -0700

Sidney Harman:

"Poets are our original systems thinkers," he said. "They look at our most
complex environments and they reduce the complexity to something they
begin to understand."

Mike Geary:

Hell, every redneck I've ever known does that.

Bertrand Russell:

The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it. [The Philosophy of Logical Atomism]

Robert Paul
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