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On Useful Skills -- Robert A. Heinlein



http://www.livejournal.com/users/pandemo/280874.html

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyse a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
    -- Robert A. Heinlein, Excerpts from the Notebook of Lazarus Long
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