"Ideas Cause Ideas"

"Ideas Cause Ideas"

“Ideas cause ideas and help evolve new ideas. They interact with each other and with other mental forces in the same brain, in neighbouring brains, and thanks to global communication, in far distant, foreign brains.” ~ Roger Sperry

Just as clinging to a single idea can be dangerous, having many can be a really good thing. It’s not great because you have many ideas, but because those many ideas are not isolated and can improve the others. This is true in your own head and when you’re brainstorming with others. A lot of people tend to cling to ideas as their property and are afraid of losing them, but sharing could be the very best thing.

Ideas Cause Ideas [Swissmiss]


  • Hey, I found this page by searching “ideas” in spark on Google+


    I’m in Alabama, USA
    and I love TED, which is what your article makes me think of.

    Ideas worth spreading grow when they come into contact with a thinker. Fascinating, mate. Or should I say “y’all,”


    PS. Google+ delivered the future (it is still June 30th here in Alabama). Awesome. Keep up the good work on the blog.

  • If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple.
    But if you have an idea and I have an idea and we exchange these ideas, then each of us will have two ideas. ~George Bernard Shaw

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