If we see the world through a filter, why not do it through the lens of a genius?
It is a well-known fact that most of us use only a small portion of our mind and talents. What great accomplishments might we all achieve if we could only better use the gifts we have already been given!
Do you remember the scene in Rain Man, when idiot savant Raymond (Dustin Hoffman) displays his genius at counting cards? How about child prodigies or unusually talented individuals like da Vinci, Mozart, Einstein or Shakespeare? Who can explain their talents and gifts?
Emerson has suggested that there is a reservoir of super intelligence that surrounds us —a “mental ether”—and is available for us as we learn how to tap into it. Is it possible, as some of these “geniuses” have suggested, that they have intuitively learned how to “tune in” to the right frequency?
For a further study of this fascinating topic, you may wish to visit Todd Siler’s website. He encourages us to see the interconnectedness in all things, and to Connect, Discover, Invent, and Apply.
Wouldn’t you like to discover your own genius, your own true greatness, and leave a legacy for future generations?
The Seven da Vincian Principles
(From page 9, Michael Gelb, How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci)
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