Robert Shea — American Author born on April 17, 1909, died on March 10, 1994

Robert Joseph Shea was an American novelist and former journalist best known as co-author with Robert Anton Wilson of the science fantasy trilogy Illuminatus!. It became a cult success and was later turned into a marathon-length stage show put on at the British National Theatre and elsewhere. In 1986 it won the Prometheus Hall of Fame Award. Shea went on to write several action novels based in exotic historical settings... (wikipedia)

Individuals, too, who cultivate a variety of skills seem brighter, more energetic and more adaptable than those who know how to do one thing only.
The key element in tragedy is that heroes and heroines are destroyed by that which appears to be their greatest strength.
A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict.
But the more an organization succeeds and prospers, the more it is likely to be diverted from its original ideals, principles and purposes.
Even while we busily attend meetings, contribute money and perform our assigned tasks, we suspect that we may be helping to create a force that is inimical to many values we hold dear.

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