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Your elusive creative genius - Elizabeth Gilbert

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Elizabeth Gilbert muses on the impossible things we expect from artists and geniuses -- and shares the radical idea that, instead of the rare person "being" a genius, all of us "have" a genius. It's a funny, personal and surprisingly moving talk.

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Eat, Pray, Love is about one woman's search for everything across Italy, India and Indonesia is a 2006 memoir by American author Elizabeth Gilbert.Ruth Stone was an American poet, author, and teacher and wrote in relative obscurity until receiving the National Book Award at the age of 87 for her collection “In the Next Galaxy.”In this New York Times article, "Ruth Stone, a Poet Celebrated Late in Life, Dies at 96", Ruth Stone shares that she once called her poetry “emotional opinion.” It coursed through her life like a constant verbal stream heard above the thrum and buzz of everyday existence.Top artists reveal how to find creative inspiration in this article in the Guardian from January 2, 2012.
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Genius is very great, which makes people creative. But it also brings great pressure to people and this pressure may lead metal problems to people. Thus people need to control the genius. They should treat it as an out-coming thing. When people feel pressure, they may not accept this genius in order to relieve their pressure.
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stay alone is a bad thing i have ever known. as usual each person ghother with his family at least once a week and this is a good momment to exchange experience .
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every day when I finish my day at school I take a rest and eat enough food ,what my mom has cooked, set in one table and exchange all experiences which I had in my day. In this time I share my goals and achievements with my family . they always cheer me and devise me do keep going as well as my best friends.
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Elizabeth is a good writer and is she do ,when someone butler you when you do your job you should not care because this is a job.Add for that some people try to take your job because they now that they can not do better than you.Also, when any one want to start his career ,he /she should decide before.
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I think she was realistic and clear. there is nothing else.
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The idea come to me when I was alone and been relaxed .Also, comes to us when you want create something or when you want solve something wrong .
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How do you get inspiration for a creative act?
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After reading the article linked in "Dig Deeper", and thinking about this Ted Talk, where do you think you find your inspiration as a writer?
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