Re-Interpreting Icarus and Phaethon.

We have, most all of us, heard at some point or another in our lifetimes, the mythological story of Icarus. The son of the master-inventor Daedalus, he fashioned wings of wax and feathers for them both to escape from the island of Crete where they were being held by King Minos. It was Daedalus who…