3 entries categorized "Philosophy"

In order to maintain an environment that encourages creativity, in order to maintain awareness of our responses to creativity, we must embrace imperfection: because mistakes play a vital role in creative process. Imperfection can serve as a springboard for creativity and innovation. When you try on a mindset of imperfection, you might be surprised by how your child's or your own innovation, ideas and creativity can blossom. Where can you see the value of imperfection in your own life? Leave a comment or send me a tweet. Read more →

What can we do to help foster creativity in children? In her book "Kids Play: Igniting Children's Creativity," artist and teacher Michele Cassou explains that creativity serves an important purpose, words and actions can stunt creativity and adults can facilitate healthy development of creativity in children. Read more →

Share: Reflections on "Two Trains Running"

While Two Trains Running is set in 1969, this work is as relevant today as 40-plus years ago. The issues floating on the surface in Two Trains Running remain relevant, and below the superficial layer lie themes universal to all humanity, no matter one's race or creed: We are all human with faults and aspirations; we are all, on some level, both oppressors and victims of oppression; and we all make our own choices in perceiving our personal realities. Read more →