The mind does most of its best thinking when we aren't there. The answers are there in the morning.
Newspapers are being read all around. The point is not, of course, to glean new information, but rather to coax the mind out of its sleep-induced introspective temper.
Arguments are like eels: however logical, they may slip from the minds weak grasp unless fixed there by imagery and style.
Our bodies hold our minds hostage to their whims and rhythms.