Thursday, November 24, 2011

We are the tools of our tools

A tool exists for the sole purpose of being used. Hence the existence of the tool implies an entity who uses the tool to perform a task. We, humans, are great inventors of tools but also great users of tools. In a way we depend on our tools. So our existence depends on those tools as much as the existence of those tools depend from us. So at the end, who and what is the tool?