Georg Christoph Lichtenberg Quote

We have to believe that everything has a cause, as the spider spins its web in order to catch flies. But it does this before it knows there are such things as flies.


Aphorisms, trans. R. J. Hollingdale (1990)

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We have to believe that everything has a cause, as the spider spins its web in order to catch flies. But it does this before it knows there are such...

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We have to believe that everything has a cause, as the spider spins its web in order to catch flies. But it does this before it knows there are such...

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We have to believe that everything has a cause, as the spider spins its web in order to catch flies. But it does this before it knows there are such...

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We have to believe that everything has a cause, as the spider spins its web in order to catch flies. But it does this before it knows there are such...