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The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.

This is Arthur C. Clarke‘s Second Law, his full set of three are:

  1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist states that something is possible, he is almost certainly right. When he states that something is impossible, he is very probably wrong.
  2. The only way of discovering the limits of the possible is to venture a little way past them into the impossible.
  3. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.

 

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Written by Jacob Walker

November 9th, 2013 at 12:06 pm

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