Tag Archives: Consciousness

Creativity and Entropy

It seems to me that everybody that sets their mind to creating things faces an incessant battle against entropy, which they can never win, ultimately.  Yet, we create anyway, because without creation, entropy is indistinguishable from decay. Think about it.  … Continue reading

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I Think I Might Have Two Brains

Does anybody else experience this?  You’re in the midst of cooking a meal, having a bath, eating or brushing your teeth and all of a sudden, part of your brain thinks, “I’ve just had a brilliant idea that must be … Continue reading

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Consciousness, Curiosity, Creativity, Intuition, Dreaming and Imagination

These things seem, to me, to be deeply related and interconnected.  I don’t know why.  Call it a hunch.  I couldn’t find very much literature on the neural correlates of these six aspects of our cognitive functioning, so it seems … Continue reading

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Stand Back and Get a New Viewpoint

When I paint, I have found that if I stay the same distance from the canvas the entire time, I can lose perspective and distort my image unintentionally.  Because of the length of my brushes, I usually have to be … Continue reading

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