Thought for the day…

E. M. Forster wrote, in his novel “Howard’s End”, that we should “Only connect”.

It is a beautiful statement, perhaps one of the simplest and most elegant formulations of the essential mutual connectedness between people as any that has ever been written, before or since.

Of course he meant it as a prescription for successful human relationships in a decidedly pre-cyber world.

I wonder what Mr. Forster would have made of what we have done, ninety nine years later, with his simple idea….

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