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by Robert C. Wilson - 1958

In creative eras of the past, creativity has been accepted as a spontaneous act with no consciously formulated programs for its development. Attempts to build a creative life, a creative society, and creativity as a goal of education are new developments. Perhaps this recent trend represents a protest against the increased mechanization of life in our technological age. Perhaps it is a rebellion against the emphasis on social adjustment and conformity such as has been pointed out by social commentators.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 57, No. 2

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 59 Number 10, 1958, p. 108-126
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19926, Date Accessed: 10/29/2020 9:18:03 PM

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