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Nature, To Be Commanded, Must Be Obeyed

Nature, To Be Commanded, Must Be Obeyed

February 8th, 2020 • Share

“Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.”

— Francis Bacon

In order to control anything, you have to understand it. Everything has an identity, a nature, and can only act accordingly.

You can’t turn stone into a building or a sculpture or whatever just by looking at it, for instance. You have to get a hammer and a chisel and start banging away.

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