Creativity Revealed: Discovering the Source of Inspiration

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780971481558
  • Publisher: Creative Crayon, LLC
  • Publication date: 6/28/2008
  • Pages: 295
  • Sales rank: 1,148,247
  • Product dimensions: 5.94 (w) x 8.33 (h) x 1.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword     i
Preface     iii
Introduction     3
The Dawning of the Creative Age     4
Who is Today's Creative Professional?     6
The Farthest Reaches of Thought     13
Collective Mind     14
Bonds of Perception     14
What are Thoughts?     21
The Collective Mind     23
Collective Memory     25
Entrainment     28
Concepts of the Old World     33
Old Paradigms     33
Science's Old World     36
Dynamic Duo of the Old World     38
Symbols, Words & Theories     44
Beyond Causality     46
Transcending the Opposites     51
The New World and Beyond     55
Welcome to the New World     55
A Science of Consciousness     59
Objectivity versus Subjectivity     61
Relativism versus Absolute Truth     64
The Nature of Consciousness     66
Hawkins' Map of Consciousness     74
The Anatomy of Thought     84
Einstein's Elegant Formula     84
Patterns of Attraction     86
Thought Attractors     88
Thought's Basic Roadmap     90
Impersonal Thoughts     91
Uncovering the Creative Impulse     95
The Creative Condition     96
Identifying Creativeness     96
The Creative Process Revisited     99
Creative Archetypes     102
The Student: The Archetype of Preparation     103
The Wanderer: The Archetype of Incubation     108
The Light: The Archetype of Illumination     114
The Scientist: The Archetype of Verification     121
Quality of Genius     124
Inner Terrain of Creativeness     126
The Creative Environment     132
The Guard to Creative Genius     136
The Evolving Human Brain     136
The Spiritual Brain     139
The Ego: A Forever Wanting Animal     142
Wants versus Needs     144
Four Weapons of the Uncreative     146
The Way of Nonattachment     156
Our Love for Busyness     159
Finding Higher Ground     162
No Techniques     162
Two Minds     165
Activating Attractors with Questions     174
Transcending Conflict     176
Levels of Context     179
Multiple Perspectives     182
Navigating the Map     184
The Essence of Problems     186
A Practical Approach to Problem Solving     188
Epilogue     197
Final Thoughts     198
I Am, Therefore I Think     198
Highlights of What We've Learned     201
A Creative Adventure     206
A Brief History of Quantum Theory     210
The Perennial Philosophy Revisited     217
A Theory of Everything     228
Glossary     236
Notes     247
Bibliography     273
Acknowledgements     285
About the Author     287
Index     288
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