These days merely picking up my phone feels like a dangerous activity.
Before I know it, I’m balls deep watching ten second clips of random shit on IG for ten minutes.
And then I can’t even remember why I picked up the phone in the first place.
Author Neil Postman writes in his book “Amusing ourselves to death” that our ancestors attention span as humans are being fast eroded by gratifying stimuli from screens.
Which would be fine if it were how knowledge, skill and meaning were effectively developed.
But we all know the boring reality.