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Unformatted text preview: humans. The final paragraph of the article states that all we as humans can conceive of is already in existence, something the jesuits in my high school taught us not as a way to destroy our creativity; but rather to humble it, saying that anything we can possibly conjure up as original has a basis in something already in existence. It makes sense that as you pick something apart to its most basic form it is composed of the same atoms and colors and elements that everything else is made of. This type of broad generalization may be true but I find it of very little use, similar to saying something is not a new idea because all its elements have already been in existence for years. I think the very fact of rearranging pieces makes something new out of what already was....
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- Spring '08
- World History