Thinking is similar to any physical task we perform. We get used to doing it in certain ways; we have our comfort zones, our routines, and our habits.
Thursday, October 14, 2010
Habits of Thinking
From my perspective, one of the biggest contributors to the problems that the United States is facing is that most people are stuck in old ways of thinking. This is not such a good thing in a world that is rapidly changing and requires new paradigms. Reading and watching science fiction, taking Tai Chi, and reading bloggers like Seth Grodin encourage me to think in new ways. Here is a wonderful quote from Infinite Possibilities, written by Mike Dooley: