Sophie's World - Chapter 5, Democritus and Chapter 6, Fate Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, Democritus and Chapter 6, Fate Summary

Sophie sees that the white envelopes come in the morning and the big brown envelopes with course material come later in the day. Later, another white envelope may come with a couple of questions for Sophie to think about. Sophie plans to see who is bringing these envelopes. One envelope has the question "Why is Lego the most ingenious toy?" Sophie finds her old Lego set stored in her closet. She tries to build things with Lego and sees that it can build a house or almost anything. Sophie's mother likes to see Sophie having fun with Lego, but is still confused by Sophie's insistence that she is doing an experiment.

Sophie is introduced to the philosopher Democritus and his theory of atoms. Atoms, as the Lego building blocks are on a large scale, are...

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