Where do new ideas come from? One tactic is to train your brain to innovate through the use of thought experiments.
If curiosity is your curriculum the best way in which that curriculum can be undertaken is for all of your students to cut school and that’s a great idea, but it really won’t work at an institutional level in most universities.
The art market is a market where commodification is the purpose even at the level of museums which effectively exist by virtue of the generosity of patrons.
Harnessing relativity, technology can even give us the time to live.
My thought experiments don't happen in my mind. I undertake these experiments out in the world.