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What is Creativity?

Dear Ted'sters,

I am working on a Project that is based on the Question "What is creativity?"

The internet is full of scinitfic ansawers, but I am intrested in the Personal Opinions of you guys out there?

For Example:

What is creativity in your daily lifes?
What Inspires your creativity?
What kind of thinking makes some people more Creative then others


It would be a great help to me if you could sit down for 5 min an Brainstorm about what Creativity actualy is!

Thank you very much
Best Regards from Hamburg/ Germany



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    Jan 8 2012: More than anything creativity is about connecting things and to do this one has to be a universalist rather than a specialist. Ultimately perspective is the function of creativity, another word for perspective is sympathy. If this isn't clear enough we can look at the converse which would be someone who only looks at direct results and focuses only on what is "relevant".
    It is a way of allowing emotions (and the reason for them) rather than resisting them. Creativity is imperative, even, in the most uncreative of situation for it is after all a reflection of humanity and not a doctrine asserted on to it.

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