Category Archives: Creativity

The Inventor’s Notebook

“Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.” – Thomas Alva Edison, Harper’s Monthly (September 1932) Thomas Edison’s first successful light bulb model, used in public demonstration at Menlo Park, December 1879 You might find a similarity here, that speaks … Continue reading

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The Socratic method

Death of Socrates by Jacques Davidthis picture depicts the closing moments of the life of Socrates. Condemned to death or exile by the Athenian government for his teaching methods which aroused scepticism and impiety in his students, Socrates heroicly rejected … Continue reading

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The Value of the Dollar

Ingenuity The term ingenuity or applied ideas is used in the analysis of Thomas Homer-Dixon, building on that of Paul Romer, to refer to what is usually called instructional capital. Ingenuity is often inherent in creative individuals, and thus is … Continue reading

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Crucible

True creativity often starts where language ends. Arthur Koestler How many of you had thought the body you inhibit as a “vessel or a crucible?” I related in the previous post to ““Democritus had Passion and Heat?” to the idea … Continue reading

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Democritus had Passion and Heat?

It seems “humour” is pervading the internet today, so I thought I would add my take. Democritus Laughing, by Hendrick ter Brugghen, 1628, in Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam According to legend, Democritus was supposed to be mad because he laughed at everything, … Continue reading

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Music of Hemispheres

Hearing Colors, Tasting Shapes By Vilayanur S. Ramachandran and Edward M. Hubbard Modern scientists have known about synesthesia since 1880, when Francis Galton, a cousin of Charles Darwin, published a paper in Nature on the phenomenon. But most have brushed … Continue reading

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Ring World

Impact armor, a flexible form of clothing that hardens instantly into a rigid form stronger than steel when rapidly deformed (for example, by the impact of a projectile such as a bullet) – a technology which is quickly approaching reality; … Continue reading

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Status of "Warp Drive"

Time is of your own making; its clock ticks in your head. The moment you stop thought time too stops dead. Angelus Silesius The plot created here in this post in this fictional sense(?) so that I too may deal … Continue reading

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Bacon is Shakespeare?

A modern day puzzle, becomes, blogger world signatures? Taken to a, “Whole….nother….Level. Creativity? Ways in which we allow “information” to travel through? Play the game? Allow “ingenuity” as the “poetic river that flows” to the surface on you, from everything, … Continue reading

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Raphael the Painter

By ‘dilating’ and ‘expanding’ the scope of our attention we not only discover that ‘form is emptiness’ (the donut has a hole), but also that ’emptiness is form’ (objects precipitate out of the larger ‘space’) – to use Buddhist terminology. … Continue reading

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