Imaginative Ideas- Time to Explore

Imaginative Ideas- Time to Explore

I am overwhelmed with the idea of this buzz. In fact I feel it is the culmination of my life experiences. We talk so much about ideas generation, but very little about imaginative ideas even though they would provide us with unlimited possibilities. Let me explain.

We are used to the notation of integer dimensions. A dot is dimensionless. A line has one dimension, a square has two dimensions and a cube has three dimensions. But between o and 1 falls lots of non-integer numbers such as 1.5, just to give one example. We didn't imagine that till we found that trees, clouds and coasts have a fractal dimension. Fractals have in general have non-integer dimensions.

We have real number. But do we have imaginary numbers? Yes, and it took us long times to imagine them. Imaginary numbers were used to produce the strange attractor of Mandelbrot with its fractal dimension. They also helped us see imaginary waves. Imaginations that became visible. Just imagine combining non-integer dimensions with imaginary numbers (two wild imaginations) that led to the pioneering work of Mandelbrot with his most beautifully ever produced the fractal strange attractor. Is it the multiplication of two imaginations that produce new facts? Apparently, yes it is.

Imaginative Ideas- Time to Explore

We don't have the senses of a bee to sense ultraviolet light. We don't have the ability of bats to see in the darkness. We have our brain logic that keeps us in the "comfort zone" of accepting long standing ideas. The two standing limitations of our senses and brains together must be confronted if we need to move forward. Or, even more is it the multiplication of these two constraints that lead to our unimaginative lack of imagination?

We keep asking ourselves is it real? Is it true? It is our tendency to use limiting phrases such as too good to be true which limits our imagination and handicap us from making disruptive discovering. If there is an equal action for every reaction in the opposite direction, I would say that there is an opposite imaginary side for each fact or piece of knowledge. Real numbers have an imaginative opposite numbers. Real waves have an opposite imaginary waves. Integer numbers have an opposite fractal numbers. We fail to see ultraviolet light, but there an opposite which can sense same light. There is a real friend, but there is also an imaginary one. There are real forces and they must have an opposite of imaginary forces. There is positive pressure and there is a negative pressure. There is gravity and anti-gravity.

In my opinion imagination is the opposite power of knowledge. Knowledge changes and varies as new facts appear. It is imagination that is the wakeup call to see the opposites of what we think we know. We should go beyond our limited senses and knowledge. We need to be more imaginative. Albert Einstein: β€œImagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”

I call upon the establishment of the Imagination Hive on beBee and am daring to imagine. Yes, imagination becomes real as fractals have become our beautiful reality. beBee shall distinguish itself being the land of imagination.


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Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#80
To go beyond the familiar I agree with you Dale Masters

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Dale Masters- I watched recently a video in which it shows how complex numbers may eliminate the need to use sine waves!

Franci 🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

#78
Thank you Ali Anani I am glad you enjoyed it.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#76
This is a strikingly beautiful quote Franci Eugenia Hoffman

Franci 🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

Sharing in beBee Wisdom and Imagination hives

Franci 🐝Eugenia Hoffman, beBee Brand Ambassador

"Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will." - George Bernard Shaw

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#74
Love this idea from you dear - "Failure - as we've often seen with inventors and writers, for example - can often push our imagination into overdrive (once we've accepted that failure). Causing us to think as they say 'outside the box". Brilliant

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#72
Dear Peter van Doorn- And I do

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#70
New horizons are unfolding Peter van Doorn. Mind-boggling exchange of comments this is

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#68
One thing I know for sure Peter van Doorn- my right and left brains welcome being connected with you. An idea crossed my mind: when we swing between cycles like pendulums the numbers that help are complex numbers with the real and imaginary components. May be it is the same with imagination and knowledge.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#66
But it is your inspiration dear Irene Irene Hackett. I love your appreciation for others

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Keep your fractal dreams alive dear Dale Dale Masters. I am not less puzzled than you are. Amazing!!!

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#62
You comment is flowing with the right questions dear sister Irene Hackett. I loved this "that place where the one who 'sees' that which is not - arises from a much deeper level of awareness that may be far more 'real' than what the mind calls reality". I shall put it in this way: our brains are limited by reality; our imagination aren't limited because they see beyond reality. With imagination we see what doesn't exist and then our brains try to turn imaginations into reality.

Sara Jacobovici

Sara Jacobovici

4 years ago #40

I regret posting my comment before I had the opportunity to read all the comments from your readers Ali Anani. I look forward to the time I will be able to do so as your Buzzes always produce the best discussions. In the meantime I offer this "out of the comment box" comment. https://www.bebee.com/producer/@sara-jacobovici/exploring-imaginative-ideas

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#58
Thank you Fatima Williams. I enjoyed reading your buzz, commented and shared as well. You know how to make people happy and this is a great gift

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

4 years ago #38

Ali Anani https://www.bebee.com/producer/@fatima-williams/you-come-happiness-comes-you-go-happiness-goes-by-fatima-williams - Thank you :)

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#55
It will be my pleasure to share knowledge. Please do Steve Steve Brady

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#53
Very well put thoughts dear Mohammed Sultan. I love this "Imagination stretches our thinking beyond logic and organized knowledge to the answer of the question;what's next?" As I am planning to write few more posts on this I look forward to your great and productive engagements dear friend.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#51
I am planning to write a dedicated post on this topic soon dear Aaron Skogen.There are some disagreements and I shall offer mine. A good point and thanks for bringing it up

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#48
and to your CREATIVE imagination dear Pascal Derrien

David Navarro LΓ³pez

David Navarro LΓ³pez

4 years ago #33

Katja Bader You need to read this. It is something we have already​ been talking about

Pascal Derrien

Pascal Derrien

4 years ago #32

To your imagination Ali Ali Anani :-)

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#45
Dear David Navarro L\u00f3pez and before reading Part 2 of your comment I dare say the following" This explanation of yours is terrific- But imaginative ideas most of the times need both parts of it, because although subconscious has all the information, emotions, beliefs, perceptions, needs the neocortex to place them on time, and give some "logic" to the imaginative idea

David Navarro LΓ³pez

David Navarro LΓ³pez

4 years ago #30

#28
(it continues) -To your question: "Is imagination the digestion product of knowledge?" Yes, but to the knowledge it resides in both parts -To your question: "When we imagine a solution in what state are we?" It depends. If the solution has the need to a further plan, only the conscious can make that, but the inception is, as already pointed, in our subconscious. In any case, this is only my opinion. More about that it can be found at : http://www.slideshare.net/bicefablog/why-making-choices-based-on-intuition-can-be-successful-47455282 After trying to understand "How" an imaginative idea is born, I would like not to let in oblivion, "When" imagination, this explosion that comes to our mind, is "lit"? It happened to both of us, that reading the ideas of the other, something which it was "latent" came to "birth". My understanding is, again, letting prejudices aside, opening the mind, and....... It's your move, my friend

David Navarro LΓ³pez

David Navarro LΓ³pez

4 years ago #29

#28
answering to your questions, Dear Ali Anani, my opinion based on the works of Dr. John Bargh, and from my personal understanding, is that we need no to be confused between imagination and intuition. I believe that intuition "runs for free" in our subconscious, and gives us signs, and sometimes, takes decisions and actions "on our behalf", without the conscious mind having nothing to do with it. Intuition has no need of the conscious mind, the neocortex. But imaginative ideas most of the times need both parts of it, because although subconscious has all the information, emotions, beliefs, perceptions, needs the neocortex to place them on time, and give some "logic" to the imaginative idea. Nevertheless, in words of Dr. John Bargh, "Only in the unconscious can be carried out complex cognitive processes" -To your question:"Is that the reason imagination comes when our minds are at rest?" My opinion is, yes of course, the mind needs rest to communicate both sides, subconscious and conscious, to give birth to an imaginative idea. -To your question: " Or, when imagination finds a different path to skip the mind?" What the imagination needs is to find a path between the already mentioned parts of our mind. What it hinders this path are our prejudices, which might be put aside if the mind has peace. This is the part is needed to skip, as we cannot skip our mind. Is always there. But we can choose to skip prejudices. (to be continued)

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

One great bonus of this buzz is getting to know you better dear Steve Brady. I am indeed privileged. Thank you

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

4 years ago #27

#42
Great to connect too :) Happy buzzing Steve Brady

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

4 years ago #26

#36
Thank you Anees Zaidi I am just thankful to God for both of you amazing beings :)

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

4 years ago #25

#22
Steve Brady I love your analogy of comparing this buzz to my one of favorite things in the world " cakes ". The ingredients on this one is perfect and the cake is sumptuous but I'm sure he onto baking with many new ingredients that he has picked up on this buzz :)

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#36
I fully agree with you my brother Anees Zaidi is the proof

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#37
Please send me the link dear Fatima Williams. You are amazing as new findings say why a newly-discovered pear-shaped nucleus is disrupting our long-established theories

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

4 years ago #22

" Rugged leaves and Rugged molecules and heart-shaped leaves and heart-shaped molecules " Exquisite imaginations Ali Anani buzzes or comments. I'm happy that your happy , I am now recollecting my buzz on "You come happiness comes " have you read that by any chance.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#34
I am baffled and amazed by your passion, depth, appreciation and you name it my dear and sweet friend. To form a hashtag carrying my name has touched my senses. I have not only 101, but 1001 reasons to thank you for you made filled my heart with joy. As I wrote in this buzz, it is the culmination of my experiences and your comment made me feel I am right. What is unseen about you is left to imagination, but I am certain hides many great surprises. That is why I am impatiently waiting for your forthcoming buzz on imagination. I have four new ideas about imagination. One idea I am going to reveal in respect of your comment is the relationship between the shapes of tree leaves and molecules in our bodies. I imagine some great possibilities. For example, rugged leaves and rugged molecules and heart-shaped leaves and heart-shaped molecules. Seeing the relationship and imagining the possibilities are indeed puzzling. I can't thank you enough my dear Fatima Williams. I hope that dear brother Anees Zaidi would read your comment for he shall be proud that he has a daughter by the name of Fatima

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

🐝 Fatima G. Williams

4 years ago #20

Ali Anani There are a 101 reasons why we all love what you express through your words and a 101 reasons why this is the sweetest squirrel bitten guava fruit on the bebee gauva tree :) I would love to portray these 101 reasons in my upcoming buzz which might take a while before I hit the publish button. A mighty and hearty congratulations on this brilliant 101st buzz. Your thoughts dear Ali Anani are like the stars that shine on the milky way that is visible to the human eye like us, bees and is constantly giving us the light that we need to shine on. Today's gospel message tells me " 2 Cor 4:18 -So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. We live in our known,seen imaginative world fearing to think of the unseen imaginations that of actually quench our knowledge thirst, that each of us is longing for in our lives. I'm not sure of other's but I know I was told to believe only in the seen for what is seen is safe, but letting go off that belief is a confrontation and will take us on a different journey and I for one , can't wait to know what is on the opposite imaginary side. I read this buzz and went to sleep last night awakening my world of imaginations that are confronting my senses. It's so true that we have been in our "comfort zone" of accepting long standing ideas.But to Confronting ourselves, how many of us actually have the guts to do that? My imaginations have been disrupted with this buzz . I totally love the idea of ( Milos Djukic that would be like, the manna - the substance of knowledge miraculously supplied to us which is prodigious. I wish you all wishes so that you would be gracious enough to give us, a little more of your journey explored as a copy in my hand that I can pass on to my kids:) #StayAwesomeAliAnani

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Great comment and example Chas Chas Wyatt. "Allies of imagination" is superbly phrased by you and is surely has many embedded meanings.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Superb and lovely quote Christin Glockner

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#22
Dear Steve Brady- I am in search for the ingredients s that the cake would taste well. I thank you for your very encouraging comment my friend that warms me up to continue with this journey of discovery.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#21
Dear David Navarro L\u00f3pez- you wrote "Our imagination is a slave of its own container, the brain, because there is no way to show our imagination on all its powerful, rich and detailed nuances". I am absorbed by this; however you make me wonder. Is that the reason imagination comes when our minds are at rest? Or, when imagination finds a different path to skip the mind? Is imagination the digestion product of knowledge? When we imagine a solution in what state are we? I would love more elaboration from you as you hit on a very important issue.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#20
What a superb quote dear Chas Chas Wyatt! Do the three elements fuse into imagination in your opinion?

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#19
Dear - I read your comment few times. Your examples is perfect. You left me wondering if desire ignites imagination. That is a hugely important point. What are the other factors that enforce imagination? You got my hair rise up with your writing "And how failure can force us to become far more imaginative". This is worthy of probing. I started looking at Kekula who imagined the structure of benzene. He had many failures, but his desire was greater than his failures. He was rewarded with the imagination of the benzene structure. I wonder if imagination tests our desire to succeed before rewarding us with the imaginative solutions. I wonder with desire. Thank you Jean for igniting my thoughts.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#18
Dear CityVP Manjit- you opened new horizon with you writing "Yes, human imagination is the ultimate power we evolve within us and then we can fit matters like destiny within it as a subset". So much depth to ponder about. Equally amazing is your reference to imagination as power and this is a bifurcation point in my thinking. I started watching the linked clip and there is so much to discover from it. We don't teach imagination at schools- and who will teach it? Teachers need to foster their imagination to teach it. This is a new dimension on its own. So much to think about in more depth.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#17
John John White, MBA- my friend you are an imaginative fractal of beauty and forever

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#16
Dear Margaret Aranda, MD, PhD- I feel exactly what you skillfully expressed in your comment "then I truly feel a powerful presence of "Magic" and things disappearing completely into fractal space". What I like about your comment my friends is their comprehension as they don't only reflect good reading of the buzzes, but also incorporating the essence of comments in them. I challenge you with turning your brilliant quote into a poem

David Navarro LΓ³pez

David Navarro LΓ³pez

4 years ago #10

You have hit a point which I have in mind since I read the book The Demolished Man from Alfred Bester. Apart from the main science fiction story, it describes how possibly a telepathic could enter into the man's brain and see our conscious and unconscious all the way through. Our imagination is a slave of its own container, the brain, because there is no way to show our imagination on all its powerful, rich and detailed nuances. Imagination has to go through our logical part of the brain, to be transformed into an intelligible language, for us to transmit it to another human. And at this point, is were our imagination starts to loose nuances. Then, the way another human understands it, is the next step the imaginative idea loses another part of it, due to the inevitable mental filters the "listener" has. There is were imaginative ideas have their worse enemy: the misunderstandings, which always happen to be due to the nuances it lost on its way to the "listener". On people who have shared many experiences together, misunderstandings have less impact. Nevertheless, hopefully one day we will find the way to connect our brain with a "wideband cable", and transmit our imaginative ideas exactly as they are. If so, most of the problems of the humankind would be a thing of the past.

CityVP Manjit

CityVP Manjit

4 years ago #9

Yes, human imagination is the ultimate power we evolve within us and then we can fit matters like destiny within it as a subset. The ripples of imagination have the power to enlighten us but also strangely depress us. One of Gerald Hecht's favourite writers David Foster Wallace was a venerable force of imagination and so much so he is deservedly mentioned as one of the great modern writers. I have found that it isn't just the presence of great sensitivity but great imagination that can become a force beyond the control of even the brightest thinkers. We do not get taught imagination in our schools, instead what seems to be happening is the dulling of imagination at the very time in life a child undergoes synaptic pruning. Had I not been a daydreamer at school I too would be stripped of my imaginative verve. In the movie Six Degrees of Separation (one of my favourites other than Good Will Hunting), there is a monologue about Catcher in the Rye which ends with a great view of imagination - it actually starts with a view of paralysis so bear with the opening minutes of this clip - it is worth the wait https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=arPhzlHlyEY

John White, MBA

John White, MBA

4 years ago #8

Kudos to you my friend Ali Anani for continuing to inspire us. Fractals Forever. Cc: Milos Djukic

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#14
Dear Dear Dear debasish majumder- but still I am waiting for your poem

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#11
Indeed dear debasish majumder- You are a poet with vivid imagination. I expect a poem from you on imagination. How about this idea?

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#8
It is enriched by your first comment and your term "imaginative assets", which opened my eyes to huge possibilities. I am awaiting for dear Sara Jacobovici response.

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#5
Dear Anees Zaidi- I forgot to record my admiration for your term "Imaginative assets". What a wonderful one this is. Imagination as an asset opens a huge door for opportunities. WOW!!!

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#5
Dear brother Anees Zaidi suggesting to her co-authoring a book on imagination. I find deep down that imagination is one of the most under-valued topics and therefore I am very encouraged by your comment. Thank you, brother

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

Dear Savvy Raj- savoir in French and I now know how important for me to get your feedback on this particular buzz. I am grateful therefore for your wonderful feedback. Can you imagine how happy I am?

Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee

#1
I believe so Michael Angelo Icarus Yusufidis. I plan to write a series of buzzes on imagination

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