"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."
-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
1 Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work:Chapter 7: US-China Relations and WarsTools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work:Summary and ConclusionHow can we develop transformative tools for thought？2020-10-18Journal
More broadly, we hope the principles in this essay will help support the creation of more transformative tools for thought. Historically, most invention of tools for thought has been done bespoke, by inspired individuals and groups. But we believe that in the future there will be an established community that routinely does this kind of invention.