Complexity: distinctions of synonyms of "original" Assume everything (not as a single set but individually or a subsets of the universe) can be derived from something else. T or F ? Assume this is true (T). The word original is defined as : If such is the case with all things that are "original", then there is a contradiction obviously. Either the definition is incorrect or it is possible for things to just be and not be derived from something else. Am I over thinking this?