Rory, aka A Guy Called Bloke, aka The King of Questions, has decided to grace us with, um, some questions. This time his questions are all about imagination and creativity.
So let’s give it a go, shall we?
What is creativity?
It’s imagination coupled with outside-the-box thinking.
Is creativity a good thing to have?
It’s a whole lot better than a stick in the eye, that’s for sure.
How much does a mountain weigh?
Just enough to make it hard to move.
If the wheel had not been inventented, where we would be now?
Massaging our sore feet.
How many books in the average library?
An average number.
Why do we wear shoes, l mean is it really important?
Yes, it’s important to wear good, comfortable shoes, especially since the wheel has not yet been invented.
What’s more important, creativity, imagination or knowledge and why?
Do you think that creativity is part of human nature or is it something that must be nurtured and learned? I mean are we born creative?
We are born creative, but we are taught conformity, which kills creativity in a lot of kids growing up.
What’s the worst name you could give a raccoon?
I would say “Rocky,” but the Beatles beat me to it.
What the best name you could give your goldfish?
Filet ‘o Fish
If you could curse someone – what curse would you choose?
May every empty parking space you see in the parking lot have a motorcycle parked in it when you get to it.
If you were in the worst possible natural disaster you could be in would you survive?
I would hope so, but if I didn’t, well, c’est la vie, right? Well, maybe not.
What was your natural disaster then?
An earthquake. Like a really, really big, nasty one.
You have been tasked with the role of imagining a new government – what would you conjure up and why?
One in which all citizens are treated equally, regardless of national origin, race, gender, sexual orientation, or butt size.
What is imagination in your eyes?
Oh, is that imagination? I thought it was an eyelash.
Given the choice would you prefer to be creative, imaginative, inventive, or self aware?
As Scottish poet Robert Burns wrote, “O wad some Power the giftie gie us, to see oursels as ithers see us!”