One does not have to be a philosopher to be a successful artist, but he does have to be an artist to be a successful philosopher. His nature is to view the world in an unpredictable albeit useful light.
It's weird how I am constantly surprised by the passage of time when it's literally the most predictable thing in the Universe.
If life were predictable it would cease to be life, and be without flavor.
He's about as predictable as a Wasp on speed.