of Collaborative Design
© 1981, MG Taylor, Gail and Matt Taylor
a self-evident or universally recognized truth;
maxim. An undemonstrated proposition concerning
an undefined set of elements, properties, functions,
and relationships; postulate (from the Greek,
"that which is thought fitting or worthy") --The
American Heritage Dictionary
The future is rational only in hindsight.
You can't get THERE from HERE but you can
get HERE from THERE.
Discovering you don't know something is the
first step to knowing it.
Everything someone tells you is true: they
are reporting their experience of reality.
To argue with someone else's experience is
a waste of time.
To add someone else's experience to your experience--to
create a new experience--is possibly valuable.
You understand the instructions only after
you have assembled the red wagon.
Everyone in this room has the answer. The purpose
of this intense experience is to stimulate one,
several, or all of us to extract and remember
what we already know.
Creativity is the elimination of options.
If you can't have fun with the problem, you
will never solve it.
The only valid test of an idea, concept or
theory is what it enables you to do.
In every adverse condition there are hundreds
of possible solutions.
13. You fail until you succeed.
Nothing fails like success.
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