The Education system does not seem to support creativity and free thinking in fact, it might actually have the opposite effect.
It’s actually a bit of a travesty when you see creative free thinking children completely have that passion knocked out of them by a system that at it’s core, actually seeks to condition conformity and herd mentality. And as a Creative myself it breaks my heart!
What may surprise many people is this failing with schooling is not by accident or teacher incompetence but by Design.
Creative and Artistic ability is heavily controlled now and is only accepted when it falls between a narrow set of defined parameters and suits to make a profit. This restricts the amount of free thinking ideas that are allowed to filter to the mass public.
When we talk about creativity then we therefore come up with a dilemma in relation to schooling. Because being creative often means breaking the rules, challenging the status quo and mainstream ideas and thinking. It means breaking away from the herd mentality and becoming an Individual.
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