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Tuesday Mar 18, 2008

Attention Deficient

To be aware of a single thing means you have your attention on it, which is the first step toward doing anything.

You also realize attention exists within the larger sphere of awareness. While attention is mandatory for completing tasks, it is more important to remain aware.

You could be engrossed in your favorite piece of music while your house was burning down. It would be smarter to be aware that the house is on fire instead of paying attention to the music.

Where is your attention? Does it involve gossip, opinion polls, banal thoughts, lurid tales haunting high profile folk, or name your distraction? Are you proud of your attention? Answer truthfully, or why bother.