Embedded in the way an experiment is carried out is the role of a conductor and the word ‘conducive’. To be a conductor is to direct an orchestra or other group, unless your means is something such as a train, a street car or a bus. How it feels to be the conductor of an orchestra might be akin to the way it feels to conduct the experience of the passengers on a train. Perhaps only one who has done both would know the difference?
Regardless, conducting experiments is akin to this. You are the conductor on the vehicle of your experiment and your destination is the end result that you seek. Along the way in the process you may learn about different avenues and suggestions that the same route might take, and you might abandon your route entirely in favour of one of these alternatives.
…In some cases, the passage of time might prevent you from being able to go back to these locations to receive the same results. As if you might bump into someone among arriving if you stayed the course the first time. And in such a case you may recognize that you will never know the outcome of the first experiment without the courage to see it through the first time. Such is the case with personal and interpersonal experiences both, since the initial experiment always yields the initial discoveries along the path.
What experiments may enlighten your path on critical thinking? How about your current focus – your primary objective? When ethical, are you willing to conduct them?
A demonstration of this are the things going on in Thoasp. Another demonstration, to the tune of one billion dollars, can be seen in this man’s story. Are you willing to walk into the unknown and experiment? How about run?
An exercise in critical thinking, especially intellectual empathy, can be seen in deconstructing a thought. There’s a model for this available here. It’s possible with any insight, any word and any human expression – all demonstrations of thought. Even the device you’re reading this on … even if it’s a piece of paper and some ink.
Comparing your past to your future aspirations is an example of how personal experiments can shift your direction. Everyone else sees the results, the impressions in present-tense while you’re directing the vehicle. As such, how you feel about a future goal might reflect the way others feel about your goals for yourself…When they understand you. Is this an experiment you would like to run for yourself?