To regard human beings as tools — as instruments — for the use of other human beings is not only unscientific but it is repugnant, stupid and short sighted. Tools are made by man but have not the autonomy of their maker — they have not man's time-binding capacity for initiation, for self-direction, and self-improvement.
Chapter: Capitalistic Era
The map is not the territory ... The only usefulness of a map depends on similarity of structure between the empirical world and the map...Alfred Korzybski