People driven by curiosity and courage have always strived to see deeper connections, find new perspectives on their lives and become both wiser and more effective in what they do.
And they always dreamed of a world that makes that easier. Looking at the big leaps of deep thought allows us to take a good guess about the next step — and move towards it.
First, We Made Thought Travel Time
We spent most of our history in small tribes. We could observe our immediate surroundings, try to make sense of our world and talk to people in our tribe…
Information consumption peaks. Social media, newsletters, podcasts… Our minds are filled with a fire hose, yet many of us feel empty.
Our Twitter feed is overloaded with valuable wisdom statements. But coming across them only once, reduces the value to a fortune cookie. We stumble upon inspiring thoughts every day. Thoughts we’d wish we would reflect on. Thoughts we wish they had a long term effect on our reasoning, our mind — our life.
This wish comes with two challenges: First of all our memory is leaking. We forget and lose thoughts all the time. …
Every time we grab our phone, thousands of years of human thought are right at our fingertips. But does it make our daily actions any wiser? Do we feel more clarity? Unfortunately, our brains are ill-equipped to make sense of abundant information.
“In a world deluged by irrelevant information, clarity is power.” Yuval Noah Harari
We have enough tools for storing information, but not much help with thinking it through. Napkin improves curious minds’ ability to connect the dots, and to stimulate their creativity and reasoning, so that they can make sense of the world with joy.
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