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Cultural Creative?

What is Your World View?
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You scored as Cultural Creative

Cultural Creatives are probably the newest group to enter this realm. You are a modern thinker who tends to shy away from organized religion but still feels as if there is something greater than ourselves. You are very spiritual, even if you are not religious. Life has a meaning outside of the rational.

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I don’t think I’ve ever heard of this to describe a world view but it’s very interesting.

This is from good ‘ol wiki

Cultural Creatives is a term coined by sociologist Paul H. Ray and psychologist Sherry Ruth Anderson to describe a large segment in Western society that has recently developed beyond the standard paradigm of Modernists versus Traditionalists or Conservatists. The concept was presented in 2000 in their book The Cultural Creatives. How 50 Million People Are Changing the World (Harmony Books, NY), where they claim to have found that 50 million adult Americans (slightly over one quarter of the adult population) can now be identified as belonging to this group which has not yet found its identity but is disenchanted with materialism and hedonism. Dr Ray calls this segment New Progressives.

This growing section of the population is admittedly spiritual and embraces the practice of spiritual values in daily life without the necessity of formal religion (Anderson and Ray, 2000). Many adherents to the tenets of the cultural creatives tend to become familiar with a variety of religions and seek to identify with principles that are universal amongst religions. The intention is to search for universal, practical spiritual principles that have intrinsic value, and do not depend on ecclesiastical authority.


  1. Mike Clawson — October 28, 2007 #

    So what’s the difference between this and a postmodernist I wonder?

  2. Mak — October 28, 2007 #

    I dunno exactly, but I’ve been suspecting for awhile that what many of us call post modern is actually more post post modern - esp. for those of us under 35

  3. Mike Clawson — October 28, 2007 #

    I wonder if by postmodernism they mean extreme relativism?

  4. Mak — October 28, 2007 #

    yes, I was thinking that as well - however, now I’m wondering if some of us are a touch more “future thinking” and only had “post modernism” as an identifier for what we saw as the coming culture…we’ll really only know in the future looking back….but it’s interesting none the less.

  5. Anita Wright — October 29, 2007 #

    So what does this mean if I scored 94% Culture Creative and 55% Fundy?

  6. Mak — October 29, 2007 #

    that you’re schizo? hehe

  7. Anita Wright — October 29, 2007 #

    HEY! well yeah, maybe you have a point :))

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