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I want to live in a society where people are intoxicated with the joy of making things.
Good apprentices know that they are in the process of becoming masters and that as responsible artisans they must seek to improve upon the knowledge entrusted to them and go further.
It is always easier to take the words of a Jesus, a Gandhi, a Marx, or a Confucius as constituting Holy Writ. This involves less reading, less study, less thought, less conflict, and less independent searching, but it also means less growth toward maturity.
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The camera makes everyone a tourist in other people's reality, and eventually in one's own.
November 26, 2013
William S. Coperthwaite, a native of Maine, U.S., pioneered yurt building in the United States. For his book A Handmade Life: In Search of Simplicity, he received the Nautilus Book Award.
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