Q: Pretend that you’re trapped in a magical room with only two exits. Through the first exit is a room made from a giant magnifying glass, and the blazing hot sun will fry you to death. Through the second door is a room with a fire-breathing dragon. Which do you go through?
A: The first door, of course. Simply wait until the sun goes down.
The above riddle/puzzle is grabbed from the article ‘How to Apply Lateral Thinking to Your Creative Work’ found here:
From my persecutive, the thinking processes used when “doing” lateral thinking, is more powerful when applied to life and life decisions in general, and not merely while doing creative work. In life, and how we “should” live it, we carry many many assumptions.