Cities force growth and make people talkative and entertaining, but they also make them artificial.
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
The want of logic annoys. Too much logic bores. Life eludes logic, and everything that logic alone constructs remains artificial and forced.
We must reject the artificial and embrace what is real and true: truth in food, community, relationships and self.
Indifference creates an artificial peace.
Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.
Kings are not born: they are made by artificial hallucination.
Contentment is natural wealth, luxury is artificial poverty.
The danger from computers is not that they will eventually get as smart as men, but we will meanwhile agree to meet them halfway.
Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real.