"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
Take emotion seriously:1 Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work:Summary and ConclusionHow can we develop transformative tools for thought?2020-10-18Journal1 Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work:2 Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work: Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work: Much work on tools for thought focuses on toy problems and toy environments. This is useful when prototyping, but to be successful such tools must ultimately be used to do serious, original creative work. That's a baseline litmus test for whether the tools are genuinely working, or merely telling a good story. Ideally, for any such tool there will be a stream of canonical media expanding the form, and entering the consciousness of other creators. Continue reading… Index 1 Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work: 2 Tools for thought must be developed in tandem with deep, original creative work: Continue reading…