As more and more push is made to privatize education, because you know, profit is more important than actually being the world leader we claim to be, it seems kids become creative producers in spite of the system they’re forced to participate in. Compulsory education is criminal when you also continue to take away the money to fund it.

What we do know is, if you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original — if you’re not prepared to be wrong. And by the time they get to be adults, most kids have lost that capacity. They have become frightened of being wrong.

Watch Ken Robinson’s TED talk here.