Icarus: A cautionary tale for the overambitious

When it came to fables and useful myths to demonstrate a point, the Greeks had it going on. The story of Icarus is no exception. In this Greek myth, Icarus follows his father in fleeing the city of Crete.  His father cobbles together wings for them both made out of wax and feathers – as…

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Icarus – a cautionary tale for the overambitious

In Greek mythology, Icarus follows his father in fleeing Crete.  His father cobbles together wings for them both out of wax and feathers, but in his wisdom and experience, cautions Icarus to religiously follow his flight path, neither flying too high so as to melt the wax, or too low so as to fall into…

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