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Felix qui potuit rerum cognoscere causas.
Fortunate is he who has been able to learn the causes of things.
From Georglcs by Virgil who may have been praising the superior intelligence of those who can comprehend the secrets of nature and, as a result, avoid dependence on superstition to explain natural phenomena.
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