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My composition professor played this for us in class to motative our creativity. Sir Ken Robinson speaks and asks: "Do school kill creativity?" He discusses an interesting point meawhile having a great humor. The first five minutes are a little slow, but its a great thing to think about it. I loved it so much I downloaded it to my Zune and sent the video to everyone in my family...especially those with younger children. The video is almost 20 minutes, but its totally worth the time.

He says "We don't grow in to creativity, we grow out of it...or rather we get educated out of it."

TED conference discription:
Why don't we get the best out of people? Sir Ken Robinson argues that it's because we've been educated to become good workers, rather than creative thinkers. Students with restless minds and bodies -- far from being cultivated for their energy and curiosity -- are ignored or even stigmatized, with terrible consequences. "We are educating people out of their creativity," Robinson says. It's a message with deep resonance. Robinson's TEDTalk has been distributed widely around the Web since its release in June 2006. The most popular words framing blog posts on his talk? "Everyone should watch this."

A visionary cultural leader, Sir Ken led the British government's 1998 advisory committee on creative and cultural education, a massive inquiry into the significance of creativity in the educational system and the economy, and was knighted in 2003 for his achievements. His latest book, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, a deep look at human creativity and education, was published in January 2009.

You can download the video or the audio here: (under the video there are download options)

edit: finally found the youtube video
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