The Value of Nonsence

“I like nonsense. It wakes up the brain cells.” Dr. Seuss

Theodor Geisel (1904 0 1991) knew a thing or two about creativity. The Cat in The Hat has thrived for decades due to the rhythm and creativity imbued in its readable words — words suitable for small readers which tell a big story. Seuss was not afraid to be silly. Few adults can say that. Now in a New York Times article titled How Nonsense Sharpens the Intellect, we learn that nonsense truly does play a role in fresh thinking. The unexpected helps break down old patterns in our brains. So start your morning off with a little Green Eggs and Ham!

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