In describing today's accelerating changes, the media fire blips of unrelated information at us. Experts bury us under mountains of narrowly specialized monographs. Popular forecasters present lists of unrelated trends, without any to show us their interconnections or the forces likely to reverse them. As a result, change itself comes to be seen as anarchic, even lunatic.
Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.
It is better to err on the side of daring than the side of caution.
The illiterate of the future are not those that cannot read or write. They are those that can not learn, unlearn, relearn.
Knowledge is the most democratic source of power.