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Maker

a title given to God (as Creator)
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Then if he does not make that which exists he cannot make true existence, but only some semblance of existence; and if any one were to say that the work of the maker of the bed, or of any other workman, has real existence, he could hardly be supposed to be speaking the truth.
Beds, then, are of three kinds, and there are three artists who superintend them: God, the maker of the bed, and the painter?
God knew this, and He desired to be the real maker of a real bed, not a particular maker of a particular bed, and therefore He created a bed which is essentially and by nature one only.
Shall we, then, speak of Him as the natural author or maker of the bed?
And what shall we say of the carpenter--is not he also the maker of the bed?
Yet if he is not the maker, what is he in relation to the bed?
Friend Homer,' then we say to him, `if you are only in the second remove from truth in what you say of virtue, and not in the third-- not an image maker or imitator--and if you are able to discern what pursuits make men better or worse in private or public life, tell us what State was ever better governed by your help?
Here is another point: The imitator or maker of the image knows nothing of true existence; he knows appearances only.
Then the user of them must have the greatest experience of them, and he must indicate to the maker the good or bad qualities which develop themselves in use; for example, the flute-player will tell the flute-maker which of his flutes is satisfactory to the performer; he will tell him how he ought to make them, and the other will attend to his instructions?
The instrument is the same, but about the excellence or badness of it the maker will only attain to a correct belief; and this he will gain from him who knows, by talking to him and being compelled to hear what he has to say, whereas the user will have knowledge?
Creating Makers: How to Start a Learning Revolution at Your Library explores the concept of what constitutes a maker, demonstrates best practices for creating makerspaces and encouraging a maker culture, and emphasizes the importance of making not only for libraries, but for the community as well.
the nations largest retail bookseller and a leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced that it has once again partnered with Make: to host its second annual Mini Maker Faire at stores nationwide, the weekend of November 5-6.