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"Creativity is as important as literacy and we should treat it with the same status."
"If you're not prepared to be wrong, you'll never come up with anything creative."
"We don't grow into creativity, we grow out of it. Rather, we become educated out of it."
"If you think about it, the whole system of public education around the world is a protracted process of University entrance."
"Suddenly, degrees aren't worth anything. The whole structure of education is shifting beneath our feet."
"Creativity, which I define as the process of having original ideas that have value, more often than not comes about from the interaction of different disciplinary ways of seeing things."
"Our education system has mined our mind in the way we have strip mined the earth, for a particular commodity. And for the future it won't serve us. We have to rethink the fundamental principles on which we are educating our children."
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