J.K. Rowling on Failure and the Imagination

11 May

You’d think the mind behind Harry Potter would primarily define imagination as pertaining to creativity and fantasy, but she doesn’t: “In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it [imagination] is the power that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we’ve never shared.”

What a phenomenal reason to make a film….

Please invest 20-minutes today and listen to this commencement address by J.K. Rowling at Harvard University.

 

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2 Responses to “J.K. Rowling on Failure and the Imagination”

  1. Chuck Norton May 11, 2010 at 11:06 am #

    Her emphasis on imagination is extremely powerful. Very interesting.

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