"Walking to the bathhouse today, holding my new twenty-ounce hammer, I suddenly understood the Whole Earth Catalog meaning of 'tool.' I always thought tools were objects, things: screw drivers, wrenches, axes, hoes. Now I realize tools are a process: using the right-sized and shaped object in the most effective way to get a job done."

tools are processes

J. Tetrault and S. Thomas, Country Women: A Handbook for the New Farmer (New York: Anchor Books, 1975), 97, quoted in Binkley, "Seers of Menlo Park," 299 and Turner, "From Counterculture to Cyberculture," 83.

Sam Hart