quote of the day* / by mrm

"He writes of avoiding his desk when inventing, avoiding the connotations of serious endeavor, of earning a living. 'I wish instead,' he writes, 'to be irresponsible, rash, associative, dreamy, impish, brainy, intuitive, and stupid.' Which seems, to me, about the right strategy for our times."

- Allison Arieff on Stephen M. Johnson, "Searching for Value in Ludicrous Ideas"

(pictured above: bike vest)

*not a daily feature