The perceived least useful occupations will become the most valuable : thinkers and creators.
Change happens through people, their ideas and their leadership, creating philosophical, religious and political movements.
Solutions to humanity’s great challenges need to be human. That means emotional, cultural, philosophical and moral, not just technical, even if technology is used to address them.
Ideas, knowledge, art and what we build has made humans a civilization - we care to learn and transmit from generation to generation.
All around the world creative and fresh ideas are needed, recognizing that existing thinking and mechanisms are outdated
Wisdom is to accept contradictory ideas, a quantum view of the world, where Western and Eastern notions co-exist.
Ideas and theories are the seeds. Some will become trees, and if strong they will grow, responding to the soil and climate. Many of the most transformative ideas took decades or even centuries to be. In a results obsessed world let’s give space and time to the seeds of our future.
We are witnessing a society in search of an idea- for better or worse. Society is constantly on the search for ideas.
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Ideas that may seem obvious may have developed only recently, yet they have changed who we are.
The most valuable ideas require independence, courage and the risk of unpopularity.
For ideas to evolve you don’t always need to destroy old ones. Rather it is like climbing a mountain and gaining a new vantage point from which to see and conceive anew.
Develop and channel Ideas.
One can have a greater impact as an outsider than as an insider.
A key idea is like a stone hitting the water, expanding and rippling wide.
The new ideas to help us navigate our fast changing environment will likely come from thinkers more than politicians or technologists.