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On Creativity and your Creative Self

Creativity and all types of creativity are God-given, divinely inspired at least I think so! Yet some of it can be quite destructive depending on where its motive and source is rooted in. Take for example a cartoonist who draws political cartoons can use his or her art form to convey thought-provoking humor that helps in uniting people, or their work can be used for furthering the divide between different factions.  I believe knowing the source while doing innovative work and knowing your heart while pursuing the motive behind it is crucially important for few reasons:

1) It may be the "work" that may define you

2) It may be "work" that will affect a generation or generations to come. Think of C.S. Lewis's work "The Chronicles of Narnia"  or Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings"  or for example the work of Scottish philosopher Adam Smith's "An inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations"  became the precursor to…