"...Science does not exist so that we can outwit nature...rather to comprehend it and guide ourselves accordingly" - Living Landscape, pg. 23.
General System Theory, by Ludwig von Bertalanffy | Literature Discussion W/ Some Cornish Translation
"Reaching equilibrium means death and consequent decay." - General System Theory, pg. 191
"...Ecology [does not] as a discipline offer any immediate or direct solutions, but the holistic and systems-level approaches that underlie ecological theory can make a contribution to integration of disciplines" -pg. 289.
"I sought to do my own thinking, confining it to only experientally gained information..." - Buckminster Fuller, Location 2929
"We can manage the land for its health, productivity, and beauty." - pg. 50
"It will be some time before any of us designs the truly ecomimetic built system" - Ken Yeang, pg. 213
Since this is being posted amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, I would hope that this gives any reader hope.