don’t create what people want
What people biologically want is the path of least resistance, a continued narrowing of scope interaction, and intellect.
Anyone can … More lint
to remain vital, you must expand
There are thousands of ways to optimize, reduce, or contract: these are control methods, not human exuberance or creativity.
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The cybernetic creative
Carl Jung speaks of the “daimon” of creatives, and the difficulty of balancing intense energies.
The daimon is not necessarily … More lint
Play cures Burnout
Creativity generates positive energy.
You will be tempted to be creatively productive, to make something with utility, but don’t succumb … More lint
Creativity: to rebel against your foundation
Our attempt for surety (or fixity) is a draw to stable descriptors of the world by which we may navigate. … More lint
The Energy of Combat vs Comrades
Interpersonal conflict drains you. Anger and despair create desperate energy, which exhausts.
The better path is to collaborate with comrades: … More lint
Trained to be creative
We are trained since childhood to be users, and by this I mean owners… not necessarily makers or thinkers.
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Creativity is expensive and brave.
Given a real world situation there are a set of constraints leaving maybe 2 or 3 realistic, rational, and cost … More lint