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    Default Can creativity be used for any purposes?

    In other words, does creativity have some moral direction or is it entirely at the behest of the user. Can dictators, serial killers, sadists, and other people whose behaviour we consider to be morally abhorrent simulatenously be considered to be highly imaginiative people?

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    We being,.... mainstream western society? I can think of plenty of things i deem morally abhorrent that are considered tradition in other parts of the world, those things have little to do with creativity or lack thereof.
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    Morality and creativity are separate and have no relationship to each other.
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    Can creativity be used for any purposes?


    Can dictators, serial killers, sadists, and other people whose behaviour we consider to be morally abhorrent simulatenously be considered to be highly imaginiative people?


    kinda obvious, isn't it

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    One more for considering creativity unrelated to morality in and of itself. Once the bearer uses it for something, then that particular act might strike our morals one way or another. It might be a very dangerous thing they're doing. Maybe it ought to be stopped, perhaps in an equally creative way. But creative, still.

    Witnessing or learning about something like that makes me think hard about what responsibilities I want to choose to hold my own creativity (and other abilities) to.
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    Creativity has only recently become visible, so now everyone and their dog are creative or want to be creative, and we even now have 'creative cities'.

    But creativity has only now become visible because creativity is now the content of the electronic media.

    Not so long ago creativity was invisible, but now the electronic media are invisible.

    And in the future, the electronic media will become visible, when the electronic media become the content of a media not yet invented and not yet imagined.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kullervo View Post
    In other words, does creativity have some moral direction or is it entirely at the behest of the user. Can dictators, serial killers, sadists, and other people whose behaviour we consider to be morally abhorrent simulatenously be considered to be highly imaginiative people?
    Honey, this is neither challenging nor controversial.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nicodemus View Post
    Honey, this is neither challenging nor controversial.
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    this is common knowledge. you have to be creative and smart to not get caught.
    In no likes experiment.

    that is all

    i dunno what else to say so

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