Isaac Asimov on how to come up with new ideas

In 1959, science fiction great Isaac Asimov penned a delightful essay about the nature of creativity that was almost entirely unknown until 2014 when one of his old friends discovered it in a file and Technology Review published it. From "On Creativity" by Isaac Asimov:

A person willing to fly in the face of reason, authority, and common sense must be a person of considerable self-assurance.

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