from the 9/11 Commission Report
No analytic work foresaw the lightning that could connect the thundercloud to the ground … It is therefore crucial to find a way of routinizing even bureaucratizing the exercise of imagination
However, there are a large quantity of unusual, and confusing rules. One may not speak of the rules, and the rules vary from group to group, and even within groups. A chairman is usually elected before the first round, and generally whoever has won the previous round, is elected the new chairman. The chairman may edit the rules however he or she sees fit, but they still have to follow their...
Gould was convinced that the institution of the public concert was not only an anachronism, but also a “force of evil”, leading to his retirement from concert performance. He argued that public performance devolved into a sort of competition, with a non-empathetic audience (musically and otherwise) mostly attendant to the possibility of the performer erring or not meeting critical...
the revolution will be no re-run brothers the revolution will be live
these three are not either/or; they are more like...
people who want to help || people who can help what you want from them || what they’re permitted to give you interesting ideas || feasible ideas