Vi Hart on 12-tone scales and creative constraints and copyright law and seeing patterns in randomness.
At about 14:00 she starts talking about the overwhelming, infinite possibility of creativity. One of the things that keeps people from making things is the fear that comes from sensing all those options out in front of us—each choice, each decision an opportunity for things to go horribly wrong. She says:
Creativity means fearlessly embracing things that seem odd—even random—knowing that if you keep your brain open you’ll eventually find the connections.