Emergence - The Connected Lives of Ants

Famous quotes containing the words emergence, connected, lives and/or ants:

    The failures of the press have contributed immensely to the emergence of a talk-show nation, in which public discourse is reduced to ranting and raving and posturing. We now have a mainstream press whose news agenda is increasingly influenced by this netherworld.
    Carl Bernstein (b. 1944)

    Nothing fortuitous happens in a child’s world. There are no accidents. Everything is connected with everything else and everything can be explained by everything else.... For a young child everything that happens is a necessity.
    John Berger (b. 1926)

    Once at home in high society, the aphorism now lives where it can.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)

    this ant-and stone-swallowing uninjurable
    artichoke which simpletons thought a living fable
    whom the stones had nourished, whereas ants had done
    so.
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)