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#FierceFeb #FreeYourMind Creativity is all about freeing your mind. Here are some books from my creativity shelves--some are more writing based, others are more general creativity. The tagged book & the other two in the middle column are still in my #TBR stack. 📚 Thanks for a fun month of great musical prompts @Cinfhen and @batsy !! 💜

batsy Nice! Love how you interpreted this 👏🏽 Thank you for your wonderful #FierceFeb posts 💜 5y
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Galatea 2.2: A Novel | Richard Powers
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Powers chose an excellent Emily Dickinson poem as the epigraph for the tagged book about professors who attempt to build an AI (using computer science from the 1990s 😉). The technology might be dated but the themes are as relevant as ever. This novel (and the show Black Mirror) might turn #freeyourmind into a protest chant on behalf of AI rights 🤖
Congrats to @batsy @Cinfhen on a superb month of hosting #FierceFeb - it was great fun! 😺👌🎶

batsy That poem 💙 And of course, now I have to read this book. Thanks so much for joining in this month, loved seeing your books! 5y
batsy I've seen this in a used bookstore and was wondering if I should get it. Have you read it? 5y
Billypar @batsy I haven't read Orfeo yet, but I've heard good things. My next Powers will either be that one or Three Farmers on Their Way to a Dance based on @Leftcoastzen 's recommendation. The Echo Maker is probably my personal favorite. 5y
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batsy Wonderful, thanks! 😊 *scribbles it all down on a list* 5y
Leftcoastzen I‘m always rooting for 3 farmers ,sounds like I need to add this one to the stack. 5y
Liz_M The Echo Makers is wonderful! This book went a little over my head but I loved the ideas. Orfeo is next on my list -- I want to read a while bunch of stories based on the myth. 5y
Billypar @Liz_M That's a cool idea- I'm not great at coordinating what I read around themes, but it would be interesting to look at a mythological story like Orpheus from a lot of different angles. 5y
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I definitely think books are the best way to #FreeYourMind but art is a close second! Salvador Dalí is my absolute favourite artist - I think he was a total genius ⭐️ #FierceFeb
Thanks for doing such an amazing job organising this photo challenge @Cinfhen and @batsy - it‘s so nice of you to take the time to put it together ?

Cinfhen So glad to have gotten to know you better through this month😃Hope you‘ll continue on 💜 5y
Christine11 @Cinfhen I‘m so happy to know you better too 😊 I will definitely continue on! 💗⭐️ 5y
batsy I love Dali!! Great choice about art freeing minds ❤️ Echoing what @Cinfhen said, lovely getting to know you and thank you so much for your fab posts this month 😊 5y
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Christine11 @batsy Dali is just so great isn‘t he ?! 😊 I‘m so happy to have gotten to know you too - you guys are so nice organising this 💗🎉🌸 5y
BookMaven407 I agree! 5y
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I haven‘t read this book yet, but it is supposed to #freeyourmind from your fixed notions of gender, and I‘m 👏 here 👏 for 👏 it 👏

And that‘s the end of #FierceFeb for me! Thank you to @batsy and @Cinfhen for doing this great photo challenge 👌💕

ephemeralwaltz 🙌🙌 5y
batsy Ooh, I'm so here for it too! Sounds excellent and necessary. Thank you for playing this month, loved your posts 😊💛 5y
Kalalalatja @batsy it sounds soooo good, and I really want to read it, but I want to be at the right time! And the prompts have been excellent this month, it had been an absolute joy to participate 👏👏 5y
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#OpenYourMind #FierceFeb great month of photo challenges, thanks @Cinfhen and @batsy ❤️

batsy Great choice! Definitely necessary, I feel many destructive emotions every time I read the news... 😖 Thank you for your wonderful posts this month ❤️ 5y
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A 15-year-old girl begins a correspondence with a middle-aged philosophy professor, and thus is introduced to a host of philosophical history/concepts. I bought this book when I was 19, which was quite a while ago, and have yet to read it...Now that I'm thinking about it, this might be my oldest physical, owned TBR book 😮

I've really enjoyed this photo challenge! Thanks @batsy and @Cinfhen for being such great hosts! 😃

#freeyourmind #fiercefeb

Centique I read this years ago and have it on my shelf still for a reread. Thanks for reminding me! 5y
readordierachel @Centique Happy to help ☺. Did you enjoy it? 5y
Centique @ReadOrDieRachel I think so if I remember rightly! It was a quiet little book that introduced me to a lot of new ideas. 5y
batsy Great choice! I read it when I was in my teens and that inspired me to take my first philosophy class in college 🤓 Hope you enjoy it! I've loved your posts this month, thank you and glad you had fun 😊 5y
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Sometimes you've got to #freeyourmind and relax once more into something deliciously funny.
#fiercefeb photo challenge 😊
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batsy 😊 Loved this! But read it so long ago and am definitely due for a reread ❤️ 5y
tracyrowanreads One of my favorites. 5y
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Sense and Sensibilty | Jane Austen
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My favorite of all the Jane Austen movie #weddings. ❤️ I'm sure they served #🍷. And even more importantly, Marianne, you were able to #freeyourmind of that cad Willoughby. 😄 #thisremindsmeof #fiercefeb #150PnPCoverParty

@GypsyKat I hope it's okay to #multitask for your #janeaustengiveaway with my favorite couple. 😊

LauraBrook I love everything about this post! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ 5y
catebutler I love this movie, such a great adaptation! 5y
batsy That picture! Alan Rickman ❤️ Stellar multitasking, as always 🙌🏽 5y
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rockpools Once upon a time, many years ago, I was a teensy bit unemployed. One Tuesday, I headed off down the job centre to sign on as normal, and there was this queue of people going out the door and right round the block. Which I quietly ignored (as you do), and walked on in. As the guy was processing my paperwork, he said 'You didn't fancy being an extra then?' It was S&S. Me then: 😰😱🏃🏻‍♀️Me now: 😍 🙁#regrets 5y
LeahBergen @RachelO That would‘ve been AMAZING. 😮 5y
LeahBergen Multitasking queen! 👑 5y
rubyslippersreads @RachelO Oh no, you could have been in the wedding party. ☹️ 5y
CrowCAH Love it! 😊 5y
GypsyKat 💗💗💗 5y
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