A friend of mine has created a brand around the question “Can scorpions smoke?”. Steve Chapman is a creative genius who helps people think differently and explore the world with new eyes. His website is here, take a look.
His book of that name was on my desk today and the title kept catching my eye. I wondered how silly a question can get?
Can pigeons whisper?
Can the sky tickle me?
What if wind is sucking not blowing?
Can bananas plot?
What if my eyes were on my toes?
Can water drown?
Can an itch be drawn?
Does anger like peanut butter?
Children have this wonder. As adults we lose it. Ironically education, society, organisation drive it out of us.
Yet our ability to face the world wearing a coat of possibility allows us to weather many storms. Breaking with convention, with patterned thinking, is a source of joy and creativity and possibility.
Just thinking about those few questions brought a smile to my face. Thanks Steve.