Inspiration is the pool of points you use to learn new skills and proficiencies. A new character begins with 207,000 inspiration that renews at a rate of only 0.71/second.
The learning skill Literacy adds 0.1 Inspiration per second to your Inspiration Rate, A Formal Education adds 0.2 Inspiration per second, and Aristotelian Logic adds 0.4. If you learn all three skills, this stacks up to a total of 0.7 Inspiration per second from skills alone.
Most Inspirationals use about 2000 to 12,000 Inspiration.