Re: virus: Discoveries and Inventions

Wade T.Smith (
Sat, 1 Feb 97 22:23:30 -0500

>What is the difference between an invention and a discovery? I'm suspicious.


An invention is a creation, a thing which was not before.

A discovery is a find, or a description, of that which is.

An invention is not discovered, nor a discovery invented, unless you're
talking about cold fusion.... ;-)

Wade T. Smith |'There ain't nothin' you | shouldn't do to a god.' |'Theism is mental inbreeding.'
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