Posts Tagged ‘categories’

Welcome to a first in a series of “categorizations” articles where I briefly summarize all the ways people have devised to classify themselves.

I really like these categories. I really like categories, period. Did you know there are two types of people in the world? Those who think there are two types of people in the world, and those who know there are a lot more than two types of people in the world. Anyway, I still like categories.

These categories are from a book by Roger Von Oech, The Four Roles of the Creative Process.



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I recently went to the Toronto Art Show where there were about two hundred artists displaying the fruits of their labours. As I wandered the aisles of fine art, I kept obsessing about the question: “How do you classify art and artists?” I often obsess about putting things — everything! — into neat little categories. I find it helps me to understand the world.

So, here’s what I came up with. (more…)

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