According to the sociologist Richard Florida, the romantic opposition between the bourgeois and the bohemian no longer applies today. This is because bohemia has been appropriated by capitialism and its formerly antagonistic values have been assimilated into the system .
As a result, he suggests that we moving towards a new 'creative society'.
Who/what are ‘creatives’ exactly? According to him they are a new type of individuals who:
1. are not interested in pay
2. are content-oriented and and for whom job and work environment matter more
3. seek intrinsic rewards
4. seek latitude to use work time and resources to engage in community building and civic action.
What do you think constitutes a creative person? What attitudes, values and dispositions do creative people exhibit?