Standoff?

“A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance
accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take
orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations,
analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook
a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.”

Robert Heinlein

“I love Heinlein’s writing, especially Stranger in a Strange Land
and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress — but I have never read a
statement that I disagreed with more than the above. …

I believe the age of the Renaissance Man is over, and the age of
the specialist is here. And I, for one, am cheering.”

Bob Bly

What say you?

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