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You Are The Composer Of Your Own Life

Everyone, it seems, is fairly creative as a kid. Kids engage in games of imagination, at least I did. My friend Ricky and I were always playing make-believe types of games; we would take legos and constructor set parts and create ‘space cities.’ We would role play, being Batman and Robin or Napoleon Solo and Illya Kuryakin. Small wonder that I grew up to be a composer. We would sit in our class and draw designs for robots, computers and submarines on the scratch paper.

I think every kid does this to some extent. As we ‘grow up,’ however, we are ‘taught to be logical.’ Imagination is discouraged and we are grounded in reality because this is ‘normal...

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