NO TIME TO THINK — PART 1

On the Pilgrim Road

Model for Introspection by the sculptor Alexander Stirling Calder (1870-1945). Photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son (from here (en.wikipedia.org))

WHY DON’T WE TAKE THE TIME TO THINK?

It is one of the chronic complaints of our era. “I have no time to think!” Supposedly, we are too busy, but that does not seem to be true. The truth seems to be that we are too busy keeping busy. Why? Consider this excerpt from No Time to Think  (nytimes.com).

“We had noted how wedded to our devices we all seem to be and that people seem to find any excuse they can to keep busy,” said Timothy Wilson, a psychology professor at the University of Virginia and lead author of the study. “No one had done a simple study letting people go off on their own and think.”

The results surprised him and have created a stir in the…

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  1. Tom,

    Great subject to explore.

    I prefer the word discern instead of think.

    The reason is our minds are always thinking about ‘this or that’ subjects instead of whether if we act and do what we are thinking about ‘this or that’ may be a wise of foolish thought or action.

    Looking forward to your next post.

    Regards and goodwill blogging.

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