Evolution has provided human beings with the gift of a creative mind that has ensured the success of people in dealing with life’s complexities. It is through creativity that economic growth has been achieved and educational institutions are emphasizing to transform young people into creative graduates. The graph below will put into perspective how evolution has enhanced creativity over the years.
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Conformity is the tendency of human beings to copy what others are doing. In about two and a half millions ago, people were homogenous and used conformity to evolve. It plays an important role in evolution, but conformity cannot achieve growth. For human beings to grow they need to be creative. Creativity increases with the stage of evolution. The creativity level in human beings two and a half million years ago was very low and as man evolved the creativity level increased. The first tool made by human beings was a simple tool which lasted for about 6000 years. In the twenty first century human beings have innovated more complex devices and machines that whose developments are changed or improved within a short period of time indicating how the level of creativity has gone up with evolution at its highest level.
Conformity is a fundamental element for evolution but creativity encourages growth. With creativity human beings are able to solve problems. It is important to economic growth and schools strive to develop creativity in students. Students start by being thought conformity before they can get creative. It is important to balance between conformity and creativity. Conformity is presented as an element of evolution while using creativity deliberately helps an individual grow to deal with life complexities. Creativity increases with evolution.