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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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    Mar 15 2013: 1: Being different at school..top of the class...envy, even hatred.

    2: Underfunded education whereby there is no possibility of extended learning

    3: Inadequate teachers who dislike curiosity

    4: Societies run by average intellects and bullies

    5: Inadequate parameters for creativity (this overlaps into funding for sciences and its corporatisation).

    6: Acknowledgement that gifted and creative individuals are often somewhat different from the mainstream and should be nurtured rather than ostracised by all but their own kind

    7: Problems finding a partner, relationships in general.

    8: Substance abuse

    9: Boredom

    10: Depression and inertia

    11: The wonderful effect of understanding new truths and illumination

    12: The almost overwhelming curiosity about everything and how it works

    13: The wonderful exploratory communication between like minds

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