Our thinking is excellent for technology and almost useless in human affairs. It is time we paid serious attention to 'thinking'. Complacency with our existing thinking habits is not only limiting but has become very, very dangerous. About Author: Edward de Bono has been called 'the father of thinking about thinking'. He has written 67 books with translations in 37 languages. His methods are taught in thousands of schools around the world and are mandatory on the curriculum in many countries. He is listed as one of twenty living visionaries by a leading Austrian business journal.