Prompts for the Promptless – Ep. 6 – Counterintuition

What more can I say?

Giraffe by Fish of Gold

Giraffe by Fish of Gold

It seems that whatever questions Rarasaur poses, the answer could be Giraffe (see The 11th Possibility & Parallel Universes )

Rarasaur‘s sixth weekly Prompt for the Promptless; Counterintuition

Counterintutition is a seemingly simple concept– it represents a truth that is contrary to common sense or the expectations of intuition.

Some examples of counterintuitive situations: You burn calories when you’re sleeping, flailing around is exactly the wrong thing to do when drowning, and beautifully speckled dart frogs can be poisonous to the touch.

Suggested Prompts:

  • Share a picture that represent something counterintuitive
  • Describe a counterintuitive situation in a realm of your expertise
  • Write a poem about counterintuition
  • Share a story about a counterintuitive situation
  • … or make up your own prompt related to the theme!
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About Barbara

Born in Dublin, living in London with Peter, my two daughters, Wilson our Spaniel & Woordow our Malshih (Shih Tzu-Maltese cross)
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10 Responses to Prompts for the Promptless – Ep. 6 – Counterintuition

  1. goldfish says:

    Giraffe is the answer. 🙂

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  2. Al says:

    Example of counterintuitive: “Big Al gets Freshly Pressed!”

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  5. Giraffe really is the answer. That’s brilliant!

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