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misc.creativity (unmoderated) is a newsgroup aimed at promoting creativity in all human endeavors. Towards that end, participants will be encouraged to suggest and discuss techniques and strategies useful in enhancing creativity. Worldwide electronic brainstorming will be encouraged as a means of assisting individuals generate new ideas and solutions to problems. Information about resources (books, electronic lists, conferences, courses and seminars, audio-visual resources and software) will be distributed.

This newsgroup will provide an opportunity for "netizens" (Internet Users) to share creative experiences in their personal and professional lives. They will also have an opportunity to test new ideas, innovations, inventions with others as a way to further develop these thoughts.

Finally, this newsgroup will make available an additional source of emotional, intellectual and social support often lacking in the lives of creative people. It will also enable creative individuals to connect with other creative people all over the world, generating a synergy that will generate innovative ideas urgently needed to solve the vast problems facing all of humanity.


The alt.self-improve newsgroup occasionally discusses mind-mapping and creative thinking.

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Last updated 5th October 1996

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