Category Archives: Creativity

I’ll Support Your Illusions If You’ll Support Mine

I recently happened upon an interesting piece1 by Dr. Charles T. Tart over at the University of California.  The article discusses the fear of ESP, but— ESP aside— contains remarkable insight into human nature. In it, he discusses an interesting … Continue reading

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Edison, Invention and Sleep

“…a man does need his rest, and Edison was not above the occasional catnap — provided it was not devoted solely to sleep. Like most people, he noticed that insights and brainstorms often occur at the edges of sleep — … Continue reading

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John Cleese on Creativity

Think of creativity more broadly. It applies to every goal we have. “Make wrongs” are contrary, they stifle creative thoughts.

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The Science of Creativity

Leo Widrich shares many strategies to increasing our creativity in his article,  Why we have our best ideas in the shower: The science of creativity (thanks, Titania Richard).

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Throwaway Thoughts

I have a lot of creative friends: writers, designers, artists. They can all attest to one simple fact: we have a lot of ideas that just aren’t that good. This truth is not isolated to creativity. Or rather it is, … Continue reading

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