Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

“At the basis of the whole modern view of the world lies the illusion that the so-called laws of nature are the explanations of natural phenomena.

So people stop short at natural laws as at something unassailable, as did the ancients at God and Fate.

And they both are right and wrong. But the ancients were clearer, in so far as they recognized one clear terminus. whereas the modern system makes it appear as though everything were explained.”

Wittgenstein

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