Saturday, July 30, 2005

Food for Thought on a Glorious Summer Weekend

'People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.'
--W. B. Yeats

'The opposite of play isn't work, it's depression. To play is to act out and be willful, exultant and committed as if one is assured of one's prospects.'
--Brian Sutton Smith, emeritus professor of education, Univ. of Pennsylvania

'Games are the most elevated form of investigation.'
--Albert Einstein

'Play will be to the 21st century what work was to the last 300 years of industrial society--our dominant way of knowing, doing and creating value.'
--Pat Kane, author of The Play Ethic

'There is no question that a playfully light attitude is characteristic of creative individuals.'
--author Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi


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