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"But Thamus replied, 'Most ingenious Theuth, one [person] has the ability to beget arts, but the ability to judge of their usefulness or harmfulness to their users belongs to another; and now you [...] have been led by your affection to ascribe to them a power the opposite of that which they really possess.'"

-- Plato, Phaedrus