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Self Test on Knowledge Associated With Worldview Theme #12

Respond to each of the 10 multiple choice questions below by typing the number 1 to 5 of the answer you wish to select in the response box. When finished, click "process your responses".

1. The word "aesthetics" is linked to

1) passion    2) conflict    3) introspection

4) beauty      5) complementarity

2.  Creative thinking is thinking that happens without

1) passion and emotion      2) intuition        3) images    

4) conscious awareness        5) words and logic

3. Which of the following associations is wrong?

1) Romanticism / era characterized by conformity

2) epiphany / vision or awareness of the divine

3) holographic paradigm / Indra's net

4) empathy / “imagining you 're in another's shoes”

5) addiction / linked to creativity 

4.  As described in the Artistic Worldview worldview theme with respect to artistic creations that are not narrowly focused, an artist sets out to

1) reproduce exactly    2) passively observe    3) connect with something larger

4) not overly excite the audience    5) be explicitly clear, not mysterious

5. The phrase “immediate insight” might be part of a description of which of the terms below? 

1) introspection    2) the trickster    3) tacit knowledge    

4) intuition            5) creative thinking

6.   All of the following words might be used to describe someone for whom the Artistic Worldview worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview except which ? 

1) has suffered    2) has perceived harmony    3) seeks to arouse feelings

4) discounts tacit knowledge                  5) embraces introspection 

7.  Art that involved _____________ would have more in common with explicit knowledge than with tacit knowledge.

1) pleasure and passion         2) exacting imitation       3) natural beauty

4) harmony and connectedness          5)  mystical experience

8. All of the following beliefs and opinions might be valued by someone for whom the Artistic Worldview worldview theme is a key component of their overall worldview except which?

1) aesthetics     2) transcendentalism     

3) the universe is orderly and non-chaotic    

4) animism       5) one should pay attention to dreams

9.  You would not expect which of the following experiences of an artist to be the key inspiration behind some artistic creation?

1) a central conflict as described by psychologists 

2)  learning about the holographic paradigm    

3)  proving something by logical deduction 

4)  a peak experience as described by Maslow      5) cosmic consciousness

10.  One could argue that even scientists -- to the extent to which they are  _______________  -- are artists.

1) creative thinkers             2) rationalists                3) imitators       

4)  status seekers         5) analytical specialists


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