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Revealed the reason behind strange statues in London

Britain bills itself as a country of curious thinkers, with 84 percent of adults claiming to be eager to learn.

However, more than half (54%) feel that their curiosity has “plateaued” in the last two years.


Three sculptures emerge on London’s South BankCredit: SWNS
The statue was commissioned by Hendricks Jinn.


The statue was commissioned by Hendricks Jinn.Credit: SWNS

And a further third (31 percent) want to explore more about life and its enjoyment, rising to almost half (46 percent). Generation Z.

For those who have lost their curiosity, the most common reasons are getting older (38%) or feeling overwhelmed with information from the internet and media (24%).

A survey of 2,000 adults found that the main signs of being an inquisitive thinker were asking lots of questions (71 percent), being eager to learn (50 percent), and being self-motivated. (48 percent) were found to be learning

And when it comes to perceptions of others, curiosity is most commonly seen as inquisitive (41 percent), imaginative (35 percent) and creative (34 percent).

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Hendricks Zinn, who commissioned this study to inspire the public and “rewild” curiosity, “Curious Idols” upon of London South bank.

A collection of three sculptures, each piece of theatrical art immortalizes one of the quests that shaped this century and is inspired by their passion and wonder.

Actress Patricia Allison, author Alice Vincent, and drag gardener Daisy Desir were chosen for their shared love of pushing boundaries and willingness to explore life.

Patricia Allison commented on her ‘Curious Idol’ installation:

“I have always loved the freedom to explore different realms of self-expression, and that is why Hendrik’s new campaign focuses on the same curiosity that lies within all of us, to bring this feeling to more people.” I am delighted to have given you the wonderful opportunity to bring it to ‘to people in a somewhat meaningful and accessible format to encourage more introspection in our society. ”

Research also revealed David Attenborough He was named the most curious thinker of all time, followed by physicist Professor Brian Cox.

Other famous personalities, including acclaimed Gen Z filmmakers Christopher Nolanartist David Hockney and the author Dolly Alderton We also made the list with the most.

As for these curious minds, OnePoll Survey A third (33%) were found to believe they should be celebrated.

Half of young people aged 18-34 feel they can learn how to be more confident (52%) and feel more curious if they have role models to inspire them (49%) .

Just half of the population is most interested in Nature and with people history (47 percent) and trip (46 percent).

Meanwhile, more than three in ten (31 percent) want to be more curious about things in general, and 40 percent think people should be encouraged to be curious more often. increase.

The poll also revealed that 23% believe the internet is making people less curious. Because we “get answers right away,” this is the belief most commonly held by 18-34 year olds.

“Curiosity comes in all shapes and sizes, but curiosity comes in all shapes and sizes, but we What binds our passions together is a basic love of seeking new ways of thinking and experiencing.” .

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“It’s interesting because the research has found that nature has such a profound influence on the countries we explore. It was also the inspiration behind our new limited release.” ginFlora Adora.

“Through our Curious Idols, we hope to help ordinary people regain their curiosity and start embracing the importance of being curious in everything they do.”

Top 20 Signs of a Curious Thinker

According to OnePoll, the top 20 signs of a curious thinker are:

1. Ask lots of questions

2. Study in your spare time

3. Learn new skills spontaneously

4. Ask “why” until you get a satisfying answer

5. Seek inspiration from nature and the outdoors

6. Unconventional Thinking

7. Unconventional or “unusual” life

8. Express yourself easily

9. Read novels

10. Read non-fiction

11. Watch documentaries

12. Interested in traveling

13. Love for problem solving

14. See every side of the story

15. Get a creative job

16. Be creative in general

17. Be interested in hearing other people’s thoughts and remain open to different points of view.

18. Listen to Podcasts

19. Be eager to learn

20. Be interested in the past

Top 30 Most Curious Thinkers

According to OnePoll, the top 30 most curious thinkers of all time are:

1. David Attenborough – broadcaster, writer, naturalist

2. Brian Cox – Physicist, Musician

3. Louis Theroux – documentary filmmaker

4. Charles Darwin – British naturalist and evolutionary theorist

5. Ben Fogle – broadcaster, writer, adventurer

6. Richard Branson – businessman, investor, entrepreneur

7. Jon Snow – journalist and TV host

8. Banksy – Anonymous Graffiti Artist

9. Brian May – musician, astrophysicist

10. Terry Pratchett – satirist and fantasy novelist

11. Grayson Perry – Artist

12. John Lennon – one of the Beatles

13. Danny Boyle – Director and Producer

14. Salman Rushdie – novelist

15. Damien Hirst – Artist

16. Stella McCartney – fashion designer and animal rights activist

17. David Hockney – artist

18. Christopher Nolan – Filmmaker

19. Stephen Bartlett – Entrepreneur

20. Tracey Emin – Artist

21. Neil Gaiman – writer

22. Richard Ayoade – actor, comedian

23. Joe Lycett – comedian and TV host

24. Ian McEwan – novelist, screenwriter

25. Noel Fielding – actor, comedian, TV host

26. Sacha Baron Cohen – actor, comedian, producer

27. Zadie Smith – novelist, essayist

28. Yoko Ono – wife of artist John Lennon

29. Elton John – singer, composer, pianist

30. Dolly Alderton – journalist, author, podcaster

Research shows that asking questions is a sign of curiosity


Research shows that asking questions is a sign of curiosityCredit: SWNS

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/22675678/reason-curious-statues-london-revealed/ Revealed the reason behind strange statues in London

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