“Original” Ideas are Derived
How can an idea be original?
Through evolution, and assuming evolution occurs ceteris paribus, a human brain is pre-wired with certain capabilities.
The following are two sources of information:
- external stimuli – by using the five senses, humans capture new information and synthesize it whether f
- internal stimuli (eg. maturation of brain cells)
I think people overestimate originality and place too much value on it. People are expected to “copy” languages. This is especially the case in business