Ken Robinson Argumentative Essay

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On the 30th of December, 2016, I watched the TED talk of Ken Robinson, british author and public speaker. He explains his view on the role of creativity in children, providing his opinion that creativity is just as important in education as literacy, and that you grow out of creativity, not into it. Specifically he claimed that education eradicates creativity. As he said, “I believe this passionately, that we don’t grow out into creativity, we grow out of it. Or rather, we get educated out of it.” Although some people believe that education is crucial in society, Robinson insisted that creativity must be preserved to serve humanity. Robinson stated that the educational system is mining the wrong aspects of children’s abilities to support his

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