|Mechanical beast put out to pasture|
One of the under discussed keys to creativity is a feeling of frustration with an inability to find an answer to a problem. Then with time, often when we are relaxed, an elegant solution arrives at a time least expected.
Mr. Lehrer has written a book "Imagine: How Creativity Works."
A high school classmate observed between his studies... "Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time."