can go on trying to solve problems, but it cannot solve them. Each solution
will bring many more problems in its wake. That's why philosophy has utterly
failed. Philosophy is the greatest failure in the world, and it has been such a
great wastage of human intelligence that it is almost incalculable, because the
greatest intelligent people have remained involved with philosophical problems.
From Aristotle to Wittgenstein, thousands of brilliant people have wasted their
whole brilliance for the simple reason that they were trying to solve single
problems rather than going to the very root of all.
The mind is the only