“Live your life as a work of art!” Thus rings the slogan discussed by John, Ken, and Lanier Anderson on the August 8, 2013, episode of Philosophy Talk, recorded live at Stanford. The show re-aired on June 5. On listening again, one big thought struck me.Read more
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From The Committee of Sleep by Deirdre Barrett
Psychologists have developed incubation rituals to encourage problem-solving dreams. These usually target interpersonal and emotional problems, but they are also relevant to objective creative tasks. Incubation instructions usually include: 1) Write down the problem as a brief phrase of sentence and place this by the bed. 2) Review the problem for a few minutes just before going to bed. 3) Once in bed, visualize the problem as concrete image if it lends itself to this.