I have only just found this -
Critics say modern philosophy is a useless waste of time. They are wrong. At its best, modern philosophy tells us how to waste time usefully.
This is all down to "constructive procrastination", which is
... an amazing strategy ... that converts procrastinators into effective human beings, respected and admired for all that they can accomplish, and the good use they make of time.
The procrastinator can be motivated to do difficult, timely and important tasks, as long as these tasks are a way of not doing something more important.
Hmm ... I still think that I better get back to my marking