Jazz music is great and few things give me a greater sense of well-being than a good book.
But do you know what I think is Creative?
Indoor plumbing and sanitation
The people who made these possible, then real, then common.
Quotes (probably too many) below from TED talks are lying to you.
What your correspondent realized, relaxing there in his tub one day, was that the real subject of this literature was the professional-managerial audience itself, whose members hear clear, sweet reason when they listen to NPR and think they’re in the presence of something profound when they watch some billionaire give a TED talk. And what this complacent literature purrs into their ears is that creativity is their property, their competitive advantage, their class virtue. Creativity is what they bring to the national economic effort, these books reassure them — and it’s also the benevolent doctrine under which they rightly rule the world.