But also finding out that the Jesuits of La Fleche were not only responsible for introducing Hume to Buddhism which led to his questioning of God, but that Leibniz too found out about the I Ching through same monks back from Asia and went on to invent binary. In short, Wikipedia. https://t.co/WmnkkGIg1y
— Anna Gát ✨ (@TheAnnaGat) November 22, 2019
In a world without computers, if you wrote about one as myth no one would believe that such a thing were possible.
Everyone should understand how a computer boots because that is fucking magic…just that we can do anything like that, that it even works, that it’s even possible, is mind-boggling even though I understand exactly how the trick is done. Understanding the sorcery makes it even more fantastical.
As I’ve noted before, the world does have magic, and a lot of it, but the spells are just very hard to cast. But we are getting better at the incantations — slowly.