People, not Commercial Organizations or Chains of Command

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Some wisdom from Calvin & Muad’Dib:

People, not commercial organizations or chains of command, are what make great civilizations work. Every civilization depends upon the quality of the individuals it produces.

Calivn and Muad'Dib People Make Civilizations Work

If you over-organize humans, over-legalize them, suppress their urge to greatness — they cannot work and their civilization collapses.


  1. Slovenian Guest says:

    Calvin & Muad’Dib combines sayings of the messianic character Muad’Dib from Dune and comic panels from Calvin and Hobbes.

    Herbert noted that the character was constructed to express “the conflict between absolutes and the necessity of the moment.”

    Just like Calvin and Hobbes, no wonder it fits. The sleeper must awaken… and shovel snow!

  2. Bert says:

    Small fraction. That human component at the very far end of the right end of the IQ bell curve that are the most innovative persons in your society. Make it go.

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