- Jun Park
Is imagination/creativity more valuable than knowledge?
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.” - Albert Einstein
It's very easy to compare creativity and knowledge in an abstract, metaphorical sense - but we know that our imagination is developed from the knowledge we gain in the experiences of our daily lives. So when it comes to a debate on whether we need to emphasize creativity or knowledge in education, society, etc. how can we say that one is more valuable than the other?
Are there any quantitative means to measure the value of creativity/knowledge? (e.g. statistics about creativity in the workplace)