Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Are we clinging to piano lids?

Great quote (I think) - and particularly relevant to what goes on in the name of 'progress' within the so called 'transformation' agenda.
"If you are in a shipwreck and all the boats are gone, a piano top buoyant enough to keep you afloat that comes along makes a fortuitous life preserver. But this is not to say that the best way to design a life preserver is in the form of a piano top. I think that we are clinging to a great many piano tops in accepting yesterday's fortuitous contrivings as constituting the only means for solving a given problem." - R. Buckminster Fuller

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