Why Classical Education?

Classical education develops creativity, which is the essential element that sets genius apart from the ordinary. Without creativity, genius would not be able to develop in the mind of an individual. Einstein is an example of an individual who had a high degree of creativity. He was an accomplished violinist. He maintained that when his mind was stumped and he couldn't get past a certain point in his scientific work he would get his violin out and play. When he did this, his mind would begin to think creatively, and he was able to push through to new discoveries. Without creativity, the field of science would not have developed to the point that it is today, and the fact that creativity has not been fostered more in our schools is the reason why science has not made even more progress. Creativity is essential in developing the kind of minds it takes to be able to investigate and make progress in the field of scientific research. It...
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