Thinking Out Loud

"Percepts and concepts interpenetrate and melt together, impregnate and fertilize each other. Neither, taken alone, knows reality in its completeness. We need them both, as we need both our legs to walk with." -- WilliamJames

Thinking out loud is the act of expressing in recoverable and external form new thoughts which you encourage your mind into exploring. Often these lead to new avenues of thought. When you think out loud you detect and explore ideas and concepts which are either unknown, or as yet unexplored. This exercise can be the first step in moving from a mental doldrums into new paths of exploration.

ThinkingOutLoud can be a valuable exercise in several ways:

ThinkingOutLoud can be a fearful experience: ThinkingOutLoud should be used carefully on this site.

Your thoughts should be those with which the WikiReaders and potential collaborators on this site can relate to and should include some framework for others participation.

ThinkingOutLoud a means of making your thoughts, as expressions, OpenIdeas?

When thinking in this manner, in an open forum, and when your ideas contains new paradigms, it is a voluntary exercise, and may make the general intent of those ideas a donation of your thinking as Ideas, open, to be freely picked up, and used by anyone! See: IsItReallyNew

About the qualitative difference between thinking and speaking (acting out)

CategoryThinkingPatterns, CategorySuccess, CategoryIdeaForm

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