|Element||Composition by Weight (%)|
But this is like describing a slice of Black Forest chocolate cake as "mostly carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen". A list of ingredients completely misses what's essential and interesting about the cake. As Hermann Muller put it, "To say that a man is made up of certain chemical elements is a satisfactory description only for those who intend to use him as a fertilizer."
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