Archimedes and the Door of Science
by Jeanne Bendick
Nobody was too busy to stop and answer questions. Because the Greeks thought that wondering was the beginning of thinking, they asked questions about everything, whether useful or useless.
And he taught him the greatest ideal of the Greeks: self-restraint, which means self-control, and discipline, which means order in thinking and acting.
By the time he started school, Archimedes was supposed to know how to think. Now he was given more things to think about.
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