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Why I Wrote ‘Disneyland Is Creativity’: Creative Process

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I wanted to capture the joy and use the examples of creativity in Disneyland to help people become more creative. Creativity is a core part of our humanity. People have been artists and storytellers since they came together in caves hundreds of thousands of years ago. Human beings survive as a species not by being the fastest or strongest but by being the most creative. Our creativity allows us to adapt as a species, and our personal creativity allows us to live better lives. I wrote “Disneyland Is Creativity” to help you find your creative process and empower you to become more creative.

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The Creative Process in Science Starts with Something Odd according to Asimov

Mars Rover is a result of the creative process in science

The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but ‘That’s funny!’

Isaac Asimov, Science Fiction Author

In Asimov’s quote about the creative process in science, he recognizes that the end of the discovery, the solving of a problem, isn’t where the fun of science lies. While coming up with a new way to do things has its rewards, it’s the road to that discovery that is more exciting. “That’s funny” signals the beginning of the journey to new knowledge. It’s the moment when a researcher notices that something is off about the results of an experiment. It’s when something has gone wrong. The scientist notices the problem and decides to investigate what happened and why.

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