Streamlining Your Thinking

Perfection may be achieved when there is nothing left to take away. Michelangelo saw David through the block of marble and he simple chopped away the stone that was not David. The Japanese word shibumi is used to describe refined simplicity, beauty, elegance, and quiet perfection. Shibumi looks simple but it takes time and effort …

Bangs of Creativity

Several Ideas                                                                                                       Did the big bang of creativity on earth occur approximately 400,000 years ago with the advent of Homo sapiens? Or, was it when we anatomically  evolved around 200,000 years as the species Homo sapiens sapiens? Is language a necessary condition for creativity? As language leaves no trace, the date of its emergence …

Thinkibility Idea Pool – Photos, Pictures and Hieroglyphs

Our brain may be designed for thinking in new ways. Ideas related to neuroplasticity and research by Elkhonon Goldberg suggest that our brain can make new neural connection and restructure neural networks. Elhononon Goldberg suggests that our brain hemisphere may have slightly different tasks to perform. The right hemisphere is activated when we are learning a …

Thinking about Value

  Thinking about Value The importance of value is the theme in the book “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry.  The narrator observes that grown-ups like numbers. Grown-ups think that they know a person after then have asked questions related to a new friend’s age and how much money his parent’s make. The little prince …

World Thinkers’ Ideas – Believe in the Impossible

What do a driverless car, Google, and democracy in higher education have in common? The German computer scientist Sebastian Thrun is a creative mind working in the zone between the possible and impossible. Resisting impossible ideas are easy but inventors are unhappy, says Sebastian Thrun. Inventors are constantly searching for solutions and they feel the pain of …