Two is better than one, the old saying goes—and in the fifth event in The Atlantic’s ongoing series with the historic Sixth & I Synagogue, July cover story author Joshua Wolf Shenk will proves it. Using the partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney as a foil, Shenk’s piece explores the idea that creative genius is more effective when it comes from a collaboration rather than a solo endeavor. During a conversation with NPR's Alix Spiegel, Shenk questioned and discussed the definition of creativity itself.
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