It is a good thing, it is even salutary, for a child to have periods'of boredom, for him to learn to know the dialectics of exaggerated play and causeless, pure boredom.

Gaston Bachelard

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Gaston Bachelard (; French: [baʃlaʁ]; 27 June 1884 – 16 October 1962) was a French philosopher. He made contributions in the fields of poetics and the philosophy of science. To the latter, he introduced the concepts of epistemological obstacle and epistemological break (obstacle épistémologique and rupture épistémologique). He influenced many...

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