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The importance of learning 'how' to think | Tom Venning | TEDxDornbirn
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Added Aug 8, 2016
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At school we never learned how our mind, our conciseness works. it’s not taught because it is so obvious and that is one of the greatest failings of our education systems.

music: Simon Potzmader

May be its madness, possibly brilliance … Asmeic calligrapher and performance artist Tom Venning has spent the last 13 years painstakingly painting black lines on white paper… that’s approximately 20 000 lines, an intense learning curve and a sore wrist. Surprisingly this monotone experience fed back into his other life as a business to business sales expert in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He learned how to think! Then he started noticing where our society accidently uses this amazing capability, and where it deliberately destroys it.

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