The Mind of a Polymath

The first mental trait of polymaths is extreme adaptability and openness.
Whatever the obstacle, it can be navigated or circumvented.
It can be solved.
To achieve this, you must embody flexible and resourceful thinking, and not be bound by convention or personal habit.
You must be open to new perspectives and the unfamiliar and novel.
For instance, who was the first person to look at a cow’s udders and think that they should drink what comes out.
Second, polymaths live experimentally.
This isn’t to say that they are always conducting traditional scientific experiments; rather, they’re applying the scientific method by analyzing and investigating whatever they come across.
They feel safe doing this and simply want to gain new information and sate their curiosity.
It’s almost like they cannot stop themselves from doing it.

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