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April 4, 2022

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Stolen Focus: Why You Can't Pay Attention

We live in a culture that is constantly amping us up with stress and stimulation.

– Johann Hari –

Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention

“I think there’s a more interesting definition of attention that’s been developed really in the last five years in this new attentional environment that comes from a man named James Williams Dr. James Williams who was at the heart of Google for many years, was horrified by what they were doing to our attention, quit, and became, I would argue, the most important philosopher of attention in the world today. And he’s developed this kind of typology of attention. He argues there are three layers of attention — I would actually argue theres a fourth one as well — that I think help us to think about this question in a more interesting way.” Johann Hari, author of “Stolen Focus:Why You Can’t Pay Attention,” shares more in this interview. { read more }

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