[permaculture] Debono's thinking hats was Re: perception, observation, and design-was schooling

Graham grahamburnett at blueyonder.co.uk
Sun Jul 16 09:49:14 EDT 2006


Here's my mindmap of Debono's Thinking Hats from the Permawiki

http://permaculture.wikia.com/wiki/DeBono%27s_6_Thinking_Hats

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>I've liked reading deBono because he's helping me think about systems of
>observation that _widen_ my sphere of perception instead of narrowing it.
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>Not coincidentally, deBono talks about good thinking as a process of
>"design" as opposed to more one-dimensional "problem-solving" or "critical
>thinking." Very pertinent to the permacultural mindset, obviously. I love
>how all these seemingly different ideas, at bottom, reveal themselves to be
>part of the same whole--like the elephant and the blind men. (My farmers'
>market newsletter is entitled The Whole Elephant Enterprise, partly because
>it gave me the acronym WHEE!, to remind me that this thing ought to be fun
>as well as serious.)
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>Thanks,
>Jenny
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