How We Create SerendipityPosted: January 13, 2016
“Here juxtaposition is revealed as the basic formal operation of synchronicity, as two apparently unrelated events or elements suddenly form a secret link that strikes, in the mind of the perceiver, an evanescent lightning bolt of meaning.” – Erik Davis
- Moments of unexpected relevance
- Erik Davies said that serendipity lives in the space of juxtaposition.
- he says that juxtaposition is the basic formal operating space of serendipity, a space that your more likely to make unexpected connections between subjects.
- Its about the juxtaposition of extremes that creates that formal operating space of serendipity.
Juxtaposition – an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast e.g.