THALES- When he traveled to Egypt and sawthe pyramids, he wanted to know how tall they were. UNFORTUNATELY, even THEMSELVES the Egyptians did NOT KNOW their HEIGHT.THALES used the SUN and a STAFF, whichstand PERPENDICULAR to the ground and MEASURE itsHEIGHT of EACH pyramid and ATTACHED the ADMIRATION of the KING of EGYPT. RIGHT NOW .THALES is CONSIDERED the FIRST PHILOSOPHER, who attempted to INTERPRET the WORLD. REJECTING the MYTHS and SUPERSTITIONS of the TIME. THALES CLAIMED, that EVERYTHING in NATURE has its ORIGIN in some LIQUID first SUBSTANSEor the WATER. EVERYTHING is born from this FIRST SOURCE.