Sunday, 14 October 2007

Block, paper, scissors

Mind Hacks: Dissolve Mental Blocks By Thinking Metaphorically - Lifehacker
Sometimes, the solution to becoming more creative can't be arrived at by traditional thinking. Writing pro Copyblogger suggests that we try to frame ideas in a metaphorical way instead in order to see angles we might not have come up with otherwise. Why? Because logical thinking tends to follow a linear pattern, while metaphors are symbolic—which can potentially unlock our creative side.
That's all very well, but isn't "mental block" a metaphor?

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