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    Medium | Shakti Shetty | 9/9/20 | 10 min
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    • deephdave
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      At a time when the government is supposed to be answering tough questions, we are being fed updates about a non-event with such promptness that makes you wonder whether this is the most important case in independent India’s history. The answer is clearly no. But then, who’s asking the right questions anyway?

      I might have a snobbish personality on Twitter but I am super-interactive on private messages. If somebody asks me a genuine question, I do respond with a genuine answer. That’s the set principle. Still, whenever somebody asks me about creativity and how to get better ideas or how to write, etc. I am dumbstruck because I don’t know the answers to any of these questions. The very essence of creativity is hidden in its obscurity. When Michelangelo got down to work and created David after two years of labour, he was not showing the world how creativity flows but hiding his secrets. Nowhere can you find the recipe of his masterpiece. Nope, that’s not how creative folks function. With practice, we hone skills but with time, we hone life. And therein lies the crux of being. Stay away from anybody who can talk for even 30 minutes on this subject. There is a reason why even the most creative of folks don’t understand creativity. Why? Because that’s how it is supposed to be.