2 Tools for thought must be developed while doing serious work. The aspiration to canonical content2 Tools for thought must be developed while doing serious work. The aspiration to canonical content4 Tools for thought must be developed while doing serious work. The aspiration to canonical content4 Tools for thought must be developed while doing serious work. The aspiration to canonical contentTools for thought must be developed while doing serious work. The aspiration to canonical contentHow can we develop transformative tools for thought?2020-10-18Journal4 Tools for thought must be developed while doing serious work. The aspiration to canonical content2 Tools for thought must be developed while doing serious work. The aspiration to canonical contentAt the end of Norvig's economics essay is a short afterword explaining how he came to write the essay. Shortly before writing the essay he'd heard about the kinds of economic models discussed in the notebook, and he wanted to explore several questions about them. After talking it over with some colleagues they decided to each independently attack the problems, and to compare notes. Although Norvig's essay is, in some sense, “educational”, Norvig's intent was to explore a set of problems he himself was genuinely curious about. The educational aspect was a byproduct. Continue reading…