Edward de Bono – It has always surprised me…

It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it…


“It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.”
-Edward de Bono

Edward de Bono – Creativity is a great motivator…

Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing…


“Creativity is a great motivator because it makes people interested in what they are doing. Creativity gives hope that there can be a worthwhile idea. Creativity gives the possibility of some sort of achievement to everyone. Creativity makes life more fun and more interesting.”
-Edward de Bono

Edward de Bono – In a sense, words are…

In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment…


“In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.”
-Edward de Bono

Edward de Bono – In the future, instead of…

In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will…


“In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures.”
-Edward de Bono