Originally Posted by InfinitePossibility
Lol - I'm from Scotland.
I agree with you - that is very much what is meant by practical. The bit where you do something. Write code, ski, build a bed, mix chemicals, gather data. The doing bit.
It's just something I find myself thinking about lots just now and questioning.
I just assumed, because most people around here seem to be over that way. =]
One phrase I particularly enjoy is "Question everything."
and I certainly do. I'm never content that something -is-, and have to know -why-.
Also "Learn the rules, so that you can know how to break them."
This one I always see in terms of music. Where the rules can stop you moving forward, just as much as not understanding music at all.