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Beginner's Mind - Tristan Bancks
‘I’m a musical scientist.’ – Bjork I remember hearing Bjork say this in an awards speech years ago and I thought she was just trying to be Icelandic and weird. But now I understand. I see the same sentiment echoed in the TED talk above (worth watching), which argues that children are, potentially, the best scientists due to the few pre-conceptions and expectations they bring to an activity or experiment, and for their willingness to play. The same idea is echoed in Zen master Shunryu Suzuki’s book Zen Mind Beginner’s Mind when he says ‘This is the real secret of the…