Reputation is what other people know about you. Honor is what you know about yourself.
When you can't do something truly useful, you tend to vent the pent up energy in something useless but available, like snappy dressing.
I think 99 percent of women's lib comes from technology making different kinds of lives possible, and then the social adjustment follows the technology - it doesn't precede it.
Escapist literature gets a bad rap. But I think escape is important for a lot of people in a lot of places.
I'm very interested in the impact of biotechnology on the way people live.
In mysticism, knowledge cannot be separated from a certain way of life which becomes its living manifestation. To acquire mystical knowledge means to undergo a transformation; one could even say that the knowledge is the transformation. Scientific knowledge, on the other hand, can often stay abstract and theoretical. Thus most of today’s physicists do not seem to realize the philosophical, cultural and spiritual implications of their theories.