According to a recent article on Artsy…”creativity distinguishes us from other animals—we’re the only beings that make art, develop inventions, and solve crosswords. Second, it adds meaning to our lives. ‘The excitement of the artist at the easel or the scientist in the lab comes close to the ideal fulfillment we all hope to get from life, and so rarely do,’ Csikszentmihalyi wrote. ‘Perhaps only sex, sports, music, and religious ecstasy…provide as profound a sense of being part of an entire entity greater than ourselves. But creativity also leaves an outcome that adds to the richness and complexity of the future.'”
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