It's time for some creative inspiration, so let's take a card from the Creative Whack Pack. Today's is "Get out of the Dogma House." Let's see what it says.
Nothing clouds your creative thinking abilities like dogma.
Example: none other than Plato himself dictated that the circle was the perfect form for celestial movement, and for the next two thousand years, astronomers said that planetary orbits were circular — even though their observational data suggested otherwise. Even Copernicus used circles in his heliocentric model of the universe. Only after much soul-searching did Kepler use the ellipse to describe the heavenly paths.
Everyone has externally-imposed "shoulds" and values that influence their thinking.
What dogmas are clouding your mind? How do they affect the way you view your issue?
What dogma is clouding politicians' minds?
What dogmas are clouding the minds of contemporary designers?