Is to see beauty
though not oblivious.
Is to be strong
a certain fragility.
Is to work hard
all the while… 45 more words
Robert A. Heinlein, a popular (and controversial) science fiction writer, on what a human being should be capable of doing:
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A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly.
It is through the arts that everyone gains the capability to fulfil their potential. We all achieve our potential by acquiring capabilities – by trying new things, by exploring new situations and by working together to remove the barriers that hold people back. 381 more words
Welcome to Freeman Schwabe slide presentation of the company’s core capabilities and competencies, in particular SCHWABE USA presses and cutting systems, used in the manufacture of auto / car interior trim, flooring luxury vinyl tiles and vinyl planks, medical devices, packaging, converting sponge and foam, gaskets and more. 55 more words
It is about time the arts debate moved on from general claims about why art matters to deciding what we do about it. Too much of the debate is about justifying the existing state of affairs rather than realising the full potential of the arts. 242 more words