Creativity & The Arts

Perhaps one of the greatest pitfalls in contemporary society is the absence of the arts and creative thinking in our psyche. To that end, Ken Robinson’s TedTalk really resonated with me, as did Austin Kleon’s presentation. I think the way the arts are presented to people is completely misconstrued. Math and the sciences are important, […]

Standardized Tests, Standardized Students: The US Education System is Killing Creatives

If you know me, it shouldn’t come as a surprise when I say I like new takes on old ideas. I’m all about refining past creations, whether they’re still popular today or had a short stay in the mainstream 80 years ago. I like experimental film, experimental food, even experimental humor. Something that I’m not […]

What about the Right side?

Creativity is defined as the ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms,methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination . It’s something that we all have, but not something that is always acknowledged.     Creativity gives individuals the chance to express themselves in a […]