Rollo May, Ph.D. Psychologist, author of 15 books,
including The Courage To Create,who along with
Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow was a founder of humanistic psychology asks,
“What if imagination and art are not frosting at all,
but the fountainhead of human experience?”
Fountainhead? That is a powerful word, defined not only as source, but chief source.
What Dr. May is telling us is that human experience arises out of imagination and art.
An eminent psychiatrist, Stuart Brown, M.D. founder of the National Institute for Play, f
irst discovered the importance of play by discerning its absence
in a carefully studied group of homicidal young males,
beginning with the University of Texas Tower mass murderer, Charles Whitman.
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