Freitag, 18. Juni 2010

Originality

What indeed is originality.............?

Is it the same as creativity?

Is it the ability to think of something that no one has ever thought before?


I think that originality is not thinking or doing de novo things....

That is creativity.

Originality is the ability to reach a conclusion.....which might be pre-discovered or pre-invented or pre-recognized, all by yourself.

It is reaching to such conclusions independently (without help). So I may read a book where I find the proof of an equation...but only if I myself am able to follow the same route of of reasoning and reach the expected destination all by myself then and only then I will call my thinking pattern original.

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