An engineer’s paradise

Posted by Shawn Callahan - February 27, 2007
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“If it weren’t for the people, the god-damn people” said Finnerty, “always getting tangled up in the machinery. If it weren’t for them, the world would be an engineer’s paradise.”

Kurt Vonnegut, Player Piano (1952:59)

[thanks Bob Sutton]

One Response to “An engineer’s paradise”

  1. avi Says:

    Great :-)