of a whole into its component parts
5 a: A method in philosophy of resolving complex
expressions into simpler or more basic ones
1: To study or determine the nature and relationship
of the parts of by analysis. Analyze suggests separating
or distinguishing the component parts of something (as a
substance, a process, a situation) so as to discover
its true nature or inner relationships.
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two sorts of curiosity -- the momentary and
the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance
on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing
and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
-- Robert Lynd, Irish essayist
In the fields of observation chance favors only
the prepared mind.
-- Louis Pasteur
I find that a great part of the information I
have was acquired by looking up something and finding
something else on the way.
-- Franklin P. Adams, American journalist
solution lies within the problem. People who consider themselves
as "non-artistic" think that those of us who are (we must be, since
we make such cool-looking stuff) have some magical power to make
good ideas come out of nowhere. It does happen, (see Intuition)
but not at the wave of a wand or the snap of a finger... More