What is it like being outside the box?
Some of us think the being inside the box is incredibly boring.
Everybody knows the phrase. Most of us like to think that we are original, unique, special, with our own thoughts that do not repeat well-worn cliché heard all over the place.
How true is this assumption?
It would be interesting to hear examples from Babblers about their original ideas that they think are their own, rather than repetition of common 'wisdom'.
Of course, nothing is completely original because there are so many people who have been writing and talking and filming for hundreds of years, most topics were bound to be talked over and over...
However, there are more recent topics that are still fresh and new thoughts are still possible.
The point of this thread is not proving to each other how smart we are, or to shoot down each other's ideas and prove it to them how wrong they are.
I am hoping to end up with a collection of interesting and original thoughts, right or wrong. The key feature should be one or more of the following attributes: originality, humour, freshness. It ought to be intriguing, thought-provoking, unexpected.