Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.
Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations
An expert is someone who has succeeded in making decisions and judgements simpler through knowing what to pay attention to and what to ignore.
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.
Dealing with complexity is an inefficient and unnecessary waste of time, attention and mental energy. There is never any justification for things being complex when they could be simple.
Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain.
A memory is what is left when something happens and does not completely unhappen.
Unhappiness is best defined as the difference between our talents and our expectations.