1 post from day 29/10/2009

Thinking You Need to Accept It? That’s So Conventional.

Closed Doors [tweetmeme]

Door A: "Either" accept the world as it is

This is conventional thinking. It's a self-reinforcing lesson that life is about accepting unattractive and unpleasant trade-offs. e.g., Either you are an artist and know little about business or you are an economist and have no understanding of creativity, art, culture and growth.

Door B: "Or" accept the world as it is

This is conventional thinking. It's seeing all aspects of life as an "either/or" exchange. Life is full of dichotomies, and you just need to pick the lesser of two evils.

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