• So long as mathematicians can impose up-and-down semantics upon students while trafficking personally in the non-up-and-down advantages of their concise statements, they can impose upon the ignorance of man a monopoly of access to accurate processing of information and can fool even themselves by thought habits governing the becoming behavior of professional specialists, by disclaiming the necessity of, or responsibility for, comprehensive adjustment of the a priori thought to total reality of universal principles.

    "Ideas and Integrities: A Spontaneous Autobiographical Disclosure". Book by R. Buckminster Fuller, p. 234, "The Designers and the Politicians" (1962), 1969.