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Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Quote of the Day

"Step 1. Realizing and embracing the enjoyment of nature.

This is the critical first step in the process. If one does not like nature, there is definitely no future for that person in taxonomy. Most who fail at this Step ultimately become accountants." 

- Neil Evenhuis (2007) Helping solve the "other" taxonomic impediment: completing the eight steps to total enlightenment and taxonomic nirvana. Zootaxa, 1407, 3-12. Open Access!

1 comment:

  1. I heartily second that. Taxonomy is a labor of love -- akin to poetry.


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