A preoccupation 

“Time is a dimension of all workmanship. It all fails, to be sure: but it fails either sooner or later. Durability is thus a preoccupation of every workman [sic]”.

David Pye, ‘The Nature and Art of Workmanship’

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  1. That’s a weird place for a (sic).

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    1. The logic and grammar are fine; the language is gendered. I’m not faulting Pye here, just suggesting a more inclusive reading.

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      1. Gotcha. Thought it was from the original text.

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