In his famous book Flow, Mihali Csikszentmihalyi includes a chapter on the flow of thought and takes us back to the origin of the mother of science. He says: The Greeks personified memory as lady Mnemosyne. Mother of the nine Muses, she was believed to have given birth to all the arts and the sciences. It is valid to consider memory the oldest mental skill, from which all others derive, for, if we weren’t able to remember, we couldn’t follow the rules that make other mental operations possible. Neither logic nor poetry could exist, and the rudiments of science would…

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