Science for Artists

Inspiration and Truth

The Imperative of Creativity

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Painting by Katarina Countiss


Excerpt from The Midnight Disease: The Drive to Write, Writer’s Block, and the Creative Brain By Flaherty, Alice (Book – 2004)  p.78
Creativity is transcendent; it is also, paradoxically immanent– something science can help. The enterprise, while fraught, is full of promise. Problems with creativity cause individual suffering and economic hardship. and on a global level, the number of threats facing the world over the next hundred years mean that greatly increasing human creativity may be necessary for our survival.

Author: KC

I am Katarina Countiss, a multimedia designer. I like blogs, games, art and technology. I am curious about how things are made.

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