Thoughts from the Bene Gesseret

October 28, 2011

“Give me the judgement of balanced minds in preference to laws every time. Codecs and manuals create patterned behaviour. All patterned behaviour tends to go unquestioned, gathering destructive momentum”

A passing thought from the departure lounge at Sydney before I fly to Bogota and back over the weekend. Hopefully I will be allowed back ….

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