From Edward Sapir's response to Alfred Kroeber's 1917 essay on "The Superorganic" :
Nothing irritates a student of culture more than to have the methods of the exact sciences flaunted in his face as a salutary antidote to his own supposedly slipshod methods.
- . Do We Need a "Superorganic"?. American Anthropologist. 1917;19(3):441 - 447.