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Name: Nina

From: Iowa

Bio: Writer of software instructions

Area of Expertise: Author/Editor/Journalist

Topic: Communication

Headline: Decline in Creativity

Nutshell: The ability to think, study, and create will decline as younger generations are entertained by computers rather than finding their own imaginations.

Vision: As people write and create on computers we lose a rich context of revisions, old letters, and diary entries thaat currently exist on paper. Children who spend too much time on ccomputer games don't have to stretch their imagainations. I see a dulling of creativity - just look at all of the reality television shows. Does no one have an original thought?

Date Submitted: 11/12/2004

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