Universal Laws of the World
No scientific discovery is named after its original discoverer.
Discoveries are most often the result of a combination of existing discoveries that solve a problem with an old invention.
The famous person is often the one who communicates an idea the best, not whose idea is the best.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
The point is that the more specific a lesson of history is, the less relevant it becomes.
One of the interesting parts of the Great Depressions from history is not just how the economy collapsed, but how quickly and dramatically people’s views changed when it did.
People suffering from immediate, unexpected adversity are likely to adopt views they previously thought absurd. It’s not until your life is in full chaos (with your hopes and dreams your dreams unsure) that people begin taking ideas they’d never consider before seriously.