Problems, possibilities and playfulness

If there were no problems it wouldn’t be much fun.*
Alan Lightman

It is, therefore, this fluidity that presents us with an unavoidable challenge: how to contain the serious within the truly playful; that is, to keep all our finite games in infinite play.**
James Carse

Problems can chase us into the protection of the known and familiar.

To discover whether a problem could become a possibility greater than a fix, we may need to set out for the open ground of the unknown and unfamiliar through the playfulness of our imaginations, an adventure we are more than capable of.

*From Alan Lightman’s A Sense of the Mysterious;
**From James Carse’s Finite and Infinite Games.

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