Science and Magic –> Twin Brothers

The real magical struggle and the real scientific struggle are twin brothers: one was sick and perished, the other was healthy and prospered. But, they were twin brothers. They were born of the same impulse […]

There is something that joins Magic with Science, and seperates both from ancient “Wisdom”. For the ancient thinkers, the main problem was how to adapt the human soul to reality, and their solution was knowledge, self-discipline and virtue. For magic and science, the main problem is how to adapt reality to the wishes of men, and the solution is a determined technique.

—– C. S Lewis, The Abolition of Man

Science: turning dreams into reality. And the reality into dreams.

The world changes, but as a people remain the same.

Technology evolves fast, but we still have 10 fingers.

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