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Mathematics is the science of skillful operations with concepts and rules invented just for this purpose.
Specialists never contribute anything to their specialty; Helmholtz wasnt an eye-specialist, but a German army doctor who invented the ophthalmoscope one Saturday afternoon when there wasnt anything else to do. Incidentally, he rewrote whole chapters of physics, so that the physicists only know him as one of their own. Robert Mayer wasnt a physicist, but another country doctor; and Pasteur, who made bacteriology, was a tanners son or a chemist, as you will.
The dodo never had a chance. He seems to have been invented for the sole purpose of becoming extinct and that was all he was good for. Im not blaming the Dodo but he was a mess. He had an ugly face with a large hooked beak, a tail in the wrong place, wings too small and a very prominent stomach.
We have all heard of the puzzle given to Archimedes . His finding that the crown was of gold was a discovery; but he invented the method of determining the density of solids. Indeed, discoverers must generally be inventors; though inventors are not necessarily discoverers.