Archive for June, 2009

What About UFO’s And Fish?

Conventional thinking is the antithesis to creativity.

Every comfort item we now have and take for granted, including inventions to medicine to lifesaving devices were mostly borne from unconventional thinking.

Communities of people, whether grade school, offices, or neighborhoods have a groupthink attitude and a compulsion to deride those who don’t fit their mold.

Of course, there are always the outsiders, those who won’t toe the line or fit the other member’s concept of the way they “should be.” This is neither good or bad, just the norm, albeit a small percentage.

The sense of wanting to be liked and to belong is far more “normal,” some might say beneficial to the community.