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YOCR #9 - Disappointed with Imagine

I finished reading “Imagine: How Creativity Works” by Jonah Lehrer last night. This is one of the books on my Year of Creative Reading list and I really, really wanted to wholeheartedly love it, but I can’t. 476 more words


Connecting People in Little Falls

Back in February I wrote a post discussing how difficult it is to have a social life in Little Falls, MN. The city seems to have been designed to keep people apart, with the best gathering places being Walmart and Coborn’s. 457 more words

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Imagine: How Creativity works by Jonah Lehrer

Lehrer has written a better summary of this book, in his Coda, than I could ever do. He maintains we are a privileged society because we know how the brain and society works. 325 more words


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The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources.
Albert Einstein

Have you noticed there’s been a run on high-profile copyright violations lately? 200 more words


The Value of Urban Friction

I recently read Jonah Lehrer’s book Imagine: How Creativity Works.  There are several places in the book where I found myself highlighting key findings and bookmarking pages.   1,106 more words

Mad Men shows us the changes of the river. It shows us a society disrupted by the pill and the civil rights movement and Vietnam. But Don remains the same, forever stuck in his own status quo.

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The Many Mysteries of Music

Lilly B. Gardner D.P.A. and Daniel Kobialka , D.M.A.

Be advised.  This post is not going to be for everyone.  It is lengthy and because it is lengthy, breaks posting rules.   2,392 more words

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