Being Bored

Answer this question honestly: When was the last time you were bored?

Really think about it. Can you remember?

Chances are it was a long time ago, maybe before welcoming devices into your life.

Never in human history have we divided our attention among so many things. In the moment this can feel like a benefit — we always have something to do—but the disadvantage is that distracting devices have basically eliminated boredom from our lives.

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