Necessity… the mother of invention.Plato
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There is no necessity to separate the monarch from the mob; all authority is equally bad.
O! for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.
The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one.
No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be, because Death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.
Invention is not the product of logical thought, even though the final product is tied to a logical structure.