(for the Nature and Inquiry artist's group) 1. For centuries, Russians have soared above others in the art of ballet. In the British Isles, the history of literature is legend. In Germany, a legacy of music echoes throughout the world. France is treasured for its painting and culinary arts. Early Greek inquiry led to knowledge. The Roman Empire flaunted architecture. In recent times, the Japanese dominate world marketing. The Germans are superior engineers, perfectionists. Americans are renown for entrepreneurial spirit and invention. 2. As a group, scientists and doctors tend to appreciate the classics. Visual artists are inexplicably addicted to ‘rock and roll’ bands. Musicians are passionate about sports. Chefs like to read. Dancers discuss food. Authors are inveterate travelers. Any theories?
A Collection of Writings on Nature, Science, and Art by John Holland