The Following Quote Founds Its Way ...

Posted by Pavi Mehta on Apr 12, 2013
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The following quote founds its way into my inbox this morning: "Adding wings to caterpillars does not make them butterflies -- it creates awkward and dysfunctional caterpillars. Butterflies are created through transformation." - Stephanie Marshall. One of the most elegant and succinct arguments against attempting evolutionary shortcuts, whether in organism or organization, that I've ever heard :)

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  • Bill Miller wrote ...

    Now *that's* worth pondering - thanks for sharing Pavi! We tend to be so enamored with the 'quick-fix' in this culture.

  • Guri Mehta wrote ...

    Love that! :-)

  • otaku shop wrote ...

    This is highly informatics, crisp and clear. I think that everything has been described in systematic manner so that reader could get maximum information and learn many things.

  • Fuel Off Road wrote ...

    Wow, cool post. I’d like to write like this too – taking time and real hard work to make a great article… but I put things off too much and never seem to get started. Thanks though.