Mistress Mavro

10/02/10

In Design A Day, Photography, Photoshop on 10/02/2010 at 8:46 pm

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  1. Doctors are technicians who work on the most complicated machine.

  2. Actually, the Caduceus is the staff of Hermes, God of communication, wisdom and travel.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caduceus

    The Rod of Asclepius is really the doctors staff, but only has one snake.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rod_of_Asclepius

    They have been confused for each other in modern times. It’s interesting to note that the Caduceus was also heavily used to symbolized commerce. I wonder if this mistake has caused some deeper confusion….

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