But Stephen Jay Gould did.
He was all about marrying science and the arts; a real Renaissance man, and something of a hero of ours as a result.
And so we couldn’t help but indulge ourselves, and hopefully you, in this exquisite piece by Maria Popova of Brainpickings.
She writes elegantly about Gould’s belief that ‘dot-joining’ is a key part of genuine creativity.
We couldn’t agree more.