Will the Arts eclipse the Sciences?

Last week I came across this beautifully illustrated article by Auren Hoffman and the subsequent Hacker News commentary. Auren makes the argument that the future belongs to the creative mind, the one whose possessors are able to integrate, synthesize, and create new types of ideas and art, as opposed to the analytical one, which dominates modern industry and which has been the driving force behind the technological and scientific developments of the past two centuries.

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