quote: I don't think there is any casual link between reading and the ability for one to think or solve problems, creatively or otherwise.
quote: which inspires minds to learn how to think.
quote: You don't see this because you don't read nor have ever. I can guarantee you that many of those in NASA and beyond have been inspired by the likes of Asimov, Heinlen, Clarke and more. I wouldn't say all, but I would say that more than a minute number of them received some form of inspiration from these fictional works.
quote: So again, I ask, why do you think that I need to READ to be able to be inspired by something, or to be creative?
quote: ...as if it's something required of all people to do?
quote: I haven't chosen to read a book for recreational purpose in my entire life