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Shweta Patro Mrs. Morelli – English 1 Due: October 1, 2009 Comparing “Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind” with “Embracing Contraries” has allowed me to solidify a goal, which I never knew I had. I realized that one of my long-term goals is to be able to access my creative energies and analytical abilities at the same time, and with full “flow”. Creative energies represent the action of my subconscious and are very broad in definition, but produce random thoughts, questions and concerns. All of these random thought processes, have the potential to develop into significant, maybe even brilliant, insights. But this potential is quite hard to capture and translate into words, brushstrokes, pencil marks, or music notes. A beautiful property of the creative mind is that it is the same in everyone.
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Unformatted text preview: No one person has more or less creative ability than another. So why are artists like Michelangelo, Shakespeare and Mozart so celebrated for their creative abilities? These people were experts at synthesizing ideas into understandable units. To be able to tap into this creative potential is to correlate the creative mind with the analytical mind. The analytical mind translates vague collections of thoughts and emotions into discrete, understandable units, like words or music notes accurately and precisely. A prerequisite to this ability is an intimate familiarity and control over the mind. For most people (I am no exception) this ability is hard to acquire. To be able to organize thoughts successfully, it is necessary to compartmentalize them....
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Sei during the Spring '11 term at American Academy of Art.

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