Tag Archives: creativity

Still in the Stone Age

We're still in the stone age

Over the course of mankind’s development, we have so far never actually created any new thing. We’ve only ever manipulated and rearranged the rough materials we’ve found lying around. Everything ever made, from the caveman’s stone axe to the physicist’s particle accelerator, has all been crafted from rocks, sticks or mud.

Doubt that? Consider …

Take any modern material, such as plastic. It’s made from petroleum, right? So, your polyester-acrylic blend shirt and your Tupperware bowl are made from highly processed mud.

The Downside of Abundance

Over Abundance? Too Much Plenty?

A couple of days ago I received an email from long-time friend, Peter Murphy, the communications expert. He had sent it not only to me; around 50,000 of his other subscribers also got it. In this note, he laid out a practical (and quite simple) way for taking back control of one’s life.

Interestingly, Peter has independently developed an approach remarkably similar to the one I’ve also been pursuing.

But let’s invite him to tell us about …