If you have money, here's
by phil on Tuesday Apr 15, 2003 12:35 PM
If you have money, here's what you should. Bring your TI-calculator with you to the mall and use its random number generating function in everything you do. Randomly pick a direction to go, randomly pick a clothing store (or non-clothing store) to go into. Randomly pick an amount between $20 and $50, and then pick the items you would be least likely to ever wear. Try them on, and you'll see just how many sacred cows about yourself you've just slayed. You will see just how hard it is to be brave, even in extremely petty situations. (Note, this doesn't count if this is part of a school-sponsored Scavenger Hunt or you're in San Francisco)
Now, one can be too random, and according to our previous Buckism, this can descend into anarchy instead of creativity. In most cases, though, it's better to err on the side of too much anarchy. Creativity needs excesses.