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Are we born with imagination or is it something we develop?

  1. Wayne Brown profile image83
    Wayne Brownposted 8 years ago

    Are we born with imagination or is it something we develop?

  2. jamesbrownbete profile image59
    jamesbrownbeteposted 8 years ago

    Wow! What a question! But I will prefer to say that it is something that we developed. As we get our way out from the tender womb of our moms, we knew nothing, we held nothing, and we claimed nothing in the first place. But behind our nothingness, a thought, a large and special thoughts had been slowly developed to our narrow minds.
    This is how I understand your question. Hope it fits a little.

  3. pippap profile image84
    pippapposted 8 years ago

    I believe we are born with imagination - some more than others.  However, like everything else "if you don't use it, you lose it".  Imagination needs to be nurtured or it can die.

  4. profile image0
    cosetteposted 8 years ago

    I think it's a little bit of both. some people do seem more imaginative than others, whereas some children do not display imaginative traits until they are placed in a new environment where they have the freedom to exercise it. at the same time, imaginative traits could be squashed if adults tend to stifle activities that inspire imagination, so, yeah, a little bit of both.

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