Bob Dylan doesn’t ‘have’ to write songs; he ‘gets’ to.
Einstein didn’t ‘have’ to think about physics,; he loved it so much he couldn’t stop himself.
Picasso didn’t ‘have’ to paint; he just liked to play with shapes.
Stephen Nachmanovitch, in his excellent book Freeplay, says,”Creative work is play.” And “The most potent muse of all is our own inner child.”
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