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represents an object or a set of objects in an abstract way. The earliest examples for
symbols are the cave paintings showing iconic silhouettes of animals like the famous
ones of Cro-Magnon. The invention of symbols is not only an artistic, pleasurable
``waste of time'' for mankind, but it had tremendous consequences. There is
``waste of time'' for humans, but it had tremendous consequences. There is
archaeological evidence that in ancient times, namely at least some 8000 to 10000
years ago, men started to use tally bones for counting. This means that the symbol
years ago, humans started to use tally bones for counting. This means that the symbol
``bone with marks'' was used to represent numbers. The important aspect is that this
bone is a symbol that is completely detached from its original down to earth meaning,
most likely of being a tool or a waste product from a meal. Instead it stands for a
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