"...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
"[Taghi Erani's plan] was to consist of tomes encapsulating the principal theories and concepts in modern physics, chemistry, biology, psychology, and logic." -pg. 65
For anyone with multiple interests and career prospects
I am looking forward to reading more from Walter Isaacson, since he knows how to write about innovators....