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Sherrlene Uy

Teacher - English and Research, Glendale School, Inc. (QC, Phil)

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What are the challenges that gifted and creative individuals face at present?

Hi everyone! I am working on a research about the gifted and creative individuals. I'd like to know what are the challenges that the gifted and creative people experience in your country. Share your thoughts please :) Thanks!

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  • Feb 21 2013: The hardest challenges are communicating new knowledge to others, especially when that knowledge is discovered 'outside' the system of the traditional academy.

    Good luck working on new knowledge if you don't have a traditional degree or the stamp of social approval a degree confers. There's plenty of obvious solutions to problems but communicating them over human biases and illusions of understanding is a lost cause much of the time. Take the comment by Max Planck

    "A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it."--Max Planck
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      Feb 23 2013: Hey Bob thanks! :) Yes I do agree on this one, too. Communication is also essential. Worse, people tend to take in only those that will benefit them. If it's all for work, most wouldn't mind taking up the responsibility.. We need to shake the society up. thanks again

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