I have been a rebel all my life. Especially when I think about the society I was brought up in. Modern society tells us how to behave, how to act, how to do well in school and eventually teach our kids to do the same thing. It’s like an endless cycle of routines that kills our creativity. And this begins at a young age in school. Are you a product of the society you life in or are you a product of your own creativity and imagination? For the dreamers I would say: keep on dreaming! Check out the animated video below to get inspired.
Oh what a rat race
“it’s a rare moment when we take a break from the tribulations of the daily rat race to reflect on assumptions and values that we casually accept as gospel.” As Canadian journalist Graydon Carter once said,
Society kills creativity
In the Western society we praise genius rational minds. The traditional school system celebrates more logical analytical knowledge, such as math, science and memorization. Not all people fit into this mold. The school system should also celebrate art, music and poetry.
Animators Daniel Martinez Lara and Rafa Cano Mendez created a beautiful 7 minute animation to teach us a beautiful message about parenthood, creative abilities and the daily 9-5. Take one of these moments for yourself and check out this short film:
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