Arthur C. Clarke Defines Impossible

Wise words from Arthur C. Clarke in his book Profiles of the Future (in Forward to the Millenium Edition):

“‘Impossible’ is an extremely dangerous word (…) I have tried to define its application by Three Laws (…):

1. When a distinguished but elderly scientist says that something is possible, (s)he is almost certainly right. When (s)he says it is impossible, (s)he is very probably wrong.

2. The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible.

3. Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”

yayoi_kusama infinity room

Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Room which took the artist seven years to create.


Photo of Infinity Room found at


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2 Responses to Arthur C. Clarke Defines Impossible

  1. Rachelle Delorey says:

    I am looking to contacting Vicki Slater to come teach to Canada like she did in 2009. Any idea how i can get a hold of her? thank you

  2. Hi Rachelle – I will email you. Thanks, Brenda

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