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Idea 74: Imaginative abilities of the mind

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For while knowledge defines all we currently know and understand, imagination points to all we might yet discover and create.

Albert Einstein, German physicist

The human mind has a remarkable range of imaginative abilities, from memory function at one end of the scale to creative imagination at the other.

RecallingThe ability to bring a picture back to mind, something not actually present to the senses, such as your house or car.
VisualizingThe ability to form a picture of something not experienced in its entirety, such as what it would be like for you to walk on the moon.
CreatingThe ability to form an image or whole of something actually non-existent at present, ...

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