I like this, and wish you all the best in being more “present” in today’s technocrazy world

The Narcissistic Anthropologist

not-listening

If there is one blaring part of our great American culture that I have bought in to, it’s the “art” of multitasking: being able to perform multiple tasks at once – usually aided by technology and requiring your brain and body to ultimately be going simultaneously in different directions.

It’s a skill that people put on their resumes. It’s a point of pride for many a workaholic, instant-gratification junkie and jack-of-all-trades.  We can do several things at once and probably do a fairly decent job at all of them if we practice at it.

Technology has enabled us to produce more, faster and reach more people to make things happen than ever before.  It has given us window to a world of stimulus: we can text, stream and download ourselves into a constant state of connectedness.  We can see anything and everything that is happening in the world at any…

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