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Jootsing: the art of jumping out of the system

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  • Jootsing or “Jumping Out Of The System” is a technique to encourage creativity in science, philosophy, and the arts.
  • All systems have rules. With jootsing, a system’s rules can be used as a starting point to work against.
  • Th...

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Daniel Dennett

“It helps to know the tradition if you want to subvert it. That’s why so few dabblers or novices succeed in coming up with anything truly creative.”

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  • Jootsing means studying the rules of the system before you can break them.
  • Jootsing is a much more extreme version of thinking outside the box. Jootsing forces us to completely break away from the box, to create within a space that breaks the fundame...

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  • “You need water to use shampoo” → Dry shampoo
  • “You need a license to drive a taxi” → Uber
  • “You need alcohol to make cocktails” → Mocktails.

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Jootsing Consists Of Three Steps

  • Study the system. Read all the fundamental books, articles, and research papers that explore your system of interest. Contact experts, ask questions, become familiar with relevant policies. 
  • Understand the rules. While you study the system, make sure...

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