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In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge.

Imagination is another name of innovation. And as to knowledge, you can look it up in a dictionary or just search on the internet. However, you can not search an imagination.

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  • Apr 27 2012: As far as your statement, "In most professions and academic fields, imagination is more important than knowledge." I do not believe that is true because most people must have a degree to get a job, and from my experience a degree definitely does not dictate whether someone has imagination.

    I was agreeing with the point that imagination is extremely important, but their must be at least a superficial knowledge of a subject, preferably multiple disciplines, to utilize one's imagination to its potential.
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      Apr 28 2012: Thanks for your reply, William.
      But I think degree is not a synonym of knowledge. To get a degree, only knowledge is not enough. Even in my area, science, you have to apply your imagination in your research for a degree.

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