Attention – A Gateway to the Mysteries of the World — Pointless Overthinking

Reposting an article I just published on the Pointless Overthinking blog. In a time where our attention is being hacked and exploited by social media companies, attention is our most valuable resource

Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity Simone weil Our lives are the collective sum of what we choose to pay attention to. Each passing moment a spotlight is cast into the world and reveals to us what we focus on. In one sense nothing can be more important than cultivating one’s attention,…

Attention – A Gateway to the Mysteries of the World — Pointless Overthinking

5 thoughts on “Attention – A Gateway to the Mysteries of the World — Pointless Overthinking

      1. This is a series created by Daniel J. Schmidt and provided free for viewing on multiple platforms and in multiple languages.

        “We have strayed too far into the world of thinking,” the narraotr says. Well, not only is that relevant to your writings here and to “pointless overthinking,” but the series does an excellent job of illustrating just how that has come to be the case, imho.

        I’m sure not everyone will agree. : )

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      2. I should say they do an excellent job of illustrating the fundamental universality at the heart of our wisdom traditions in a respectful and integral way. Its creator manages to weave both scientific and spiritual concepts in a way I’ve seldom seen done. Hope you and your readers enjoy them as much as I do.

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