Einstein’s concept that “time is relative depending on your state of motion” had been explored by others, but “they were too confined by the dogmas of the day.
“Einstein alone was impertinent enough to discard the notion of absolute time.” Walter Isaacson, who wrote the biography Einstein: His Life and Universe.
Robert Ornstein, PhD, author of The Psychology of Consciousness declares, “If you spend too much time being like everybody else, you decrease your chances of coming up with something different.”
Photo: A post about the documentary “American Masters: The Women’s List” quotes Alicia Keys:
“I love the concept of rebel… sometimes you will find yourself almost being told what you can’t do…
Read more in article: Being Eccentric and Creative.
Rock the Boat
For her Happiness Project post True Rule: Rock the Boat, Gretchen Rubin shot this video of Debbie Stier (SVP, Associate Publisher at HarperStudio), who says: “My True Rule is that you should rock the boat.
“Don’t let fear stop you, don’t let what other people might think stop you, just push it as far as you can go – rock the boat, take risks, and experiment.”
Here is a complementary message by Tama J. Kieves of Awakening Artistry, from her newsletter:
“I allow myself to be uncorked, unabashed, and showered with delicious good in every facet of my life. I don’t need to fit in anymore, in the world of struggling, suffering, complaining, belittling. I am going nova and that’s okay.”
Actor, writer, raconteur Richard Belzer talks about many topics in a podcast interview (with Dusty Wright).
One of his pithy comments is that when Reagan was President, “a lot of censorship became self-censorship,” and often in fear or anticipation of someone else doing it, people “policed themselves.
“That’s the most chilling thing to me. That’s Orwellian. That’s Nazi Germany, Soviet Russia.”
His HuffingtonPost bio says, “Due to his ‘uncontrollable wit,’ Belzer was politely asked to leave every school he ever attended.”
Another form of censorship – and becoming a creative person in spite of it.
Article publié pour la première fois le 02/07/2009