In tbis excellent choice of the articles and addresses of P. L. Kapitza, the writer feedback at the perception of the 18th century Ukrainian thinker Skovoroda who wrote: "We needs to be thankful to God that He created the area in this kind of approach that everytbing basic is right, and every little thing compli cated is unfaithful. " At one other position, Kapitza meditates at the roles performed via intuition, mind's eye, audacity, scan, and difficult paintings within the advance ment of technology, and for a second turns out to depression at figuring out the dogged arguments of significant scientists: "Einstein enjoyed to consult God whilst there has been not more good argument!" With Academician Kapitza, there are reasoned arguments, believable regulate natives, humor and humane self-discipline, power and persistence, a ability for the sensible, and transcendent readability approximately what's at factor in theoretical perform as in engineering must haves. Kapitza has been physicist, engineer, learn supervisor, instructor, humanist, and tbis publication demonstrates that he's a smart interpreter of historic, philosophical, and social realities. he's additionally, in C. P. Snow's phrases, robust, courageous, and stable (Variety of guys, N. Y. 1966, p. 19). during this preface, we will element to topics from Kapitza's interpretations of technology and existence. On medical paintings. sturdy paintings is rarely performed with an individual else's fingers. The separation of conception from event, from experimental paintings, and from perform, principally harms concept itself.