body of doctrine, myth, belief, etc. that guides an individual, social movement, institution, class or large group ("-isms", communism, capitalism) -illusion, false thought, derogatory camaraderie, culture, values
long history, tradition
espirits de corps, community, enthusiasm
productive, generative, innovative
creative discover, exploration of ideas
learn by doing, "making"
individual expressions/opp. for collab
critical, synthetic thinking