written on a chalkboard in the movie donnie darko: “this famous linguist once said that of all the phrases in the english language, of all the endless combinations of words in all of history, that cellar door is the most beautiful.”
the challenge: what do you think?
jim morrison from the doors: the band took it’s name from the doors of perception by aldous huxley, which itself was from a william blake quotation: “if the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite.”
the challenge: turn up the volume on your favorite song by the doors. or read some jim morrison poetry…
the labyrinth door riddle: “there are two doors. you have to pick one door. one door leads to great happiness, the other leads to great suffering. but you don’t know which door is which. however, there are two people in the room. one of them always tells the truth, but one of them always lies. but, you don’t know which is which. you can only ask one question. what question should you ask in order to determine which door leads to great happiness? these two people can’t be moved. you must ask a question.”
the challenge: retell and rethink this classic riddle.