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Re: creativity

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Joseph Augusta (jaugusta)
Fri, 20 Feb 1998 17:45:52 -0500


Mark Alexander wrote:

> Creativity is many things which may be hard to define, but creativity > is NOT a myth!

>> "EVERYONE IS BORN CREATIVE, BUT ONLY THE ARTISTS KNOW IT."

This is the bunk I responded to, the myth that only artists are
creative, or know a secret. Re-read Edison's quote for the truth behind
creating something out of nothing.

> How did you get so sour?

Reading your stuff.

Best wishes,
Joseph
>
> Mark
>
> At 8:09 AM 2/20/98, Joseph Augusta wrote:
> >Mark Alexander wrote:
> >>
> >> Some creative person once said:
> >>
> >> "EVERYONE IS BORN CREATIVE, BUT ONLY THE ARTISTS KNOW IT."
> >>
> >Come back to earth! Creativity? Here's my definition: "A romantic myth
> >born in the 19th century and perpetuated by adults who refuse to grow
> >up!"
> >
> >And for where creativity fits into the overall scheme of human endeavor;
> >
> >Old T. Edison:
> >"One percent inspiration, 99 percent perspiraton."
> >
> >Best wishes,
> >Joseph