The Adjacent Possible

Excerpt from “The Genius of the Tinkerer” WSJ Online The scientist Stuart Kauffman has a suggestive name for the set of all those first-order combinations: “the adjacent possible.” The phrase …

In Search of Your Calling

Seth Godin writes: I don’t think we have a calling. I do think it’s possible to have a caring. A calling implies that there’s just one thing for you, just one …

Why do we look for a metaphor?

Seth Godin writes in In Search of Metaphor: The best way to learn a complex idea is to find it living inside something else you already understand. “This,” is like, …