1. The dominant idea in the design of a bed is that it should be comfortable.
The dominant idea in running the railways is to provide a transport service.
The dominant idea in football teams is to win games.
The dominant idea in schools is to get students through tests
2. Escape In the drawing on these notes the dominant idea is shown as the main road or highway along which thinking moves. When one is travelling along a main road it is not easy to notice the side roads. But in order to find new ideas, it may be necessary to escape from the main road, from the dominant idea.