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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.

In Gilbert's search to find other societies to help creative people manage the emotional risks of creativity, she came across ancient Greece and ancient Rome. What did these societies believe about creativity?

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