We are educating people out of their creative capacities.

Ken Robinson

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“How Schools Kill Creativity.” TED2006. Feb 2006. Conference Presentation.

Source: "How Schools Kill Creativity." TED2006. Feb 2006. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote is from creativity expert Ken Robinson's 2006 TED Talk about how modern education systems undermine creativity. The quote means that schools are teaching children not to be creative. In this talk, Robinson goes on to explain that he believes that children are born artists, but that they lose the ability to create art because schools discourage them from exercising this capacity. Watch the full TED Talk here: Ken Robinson - How Schools Kill Creativity