Can you sit quietly in a room alone and without technology for an hour in rest and contemplation. Can you ignore distraction? If you can’t, do you consider that a problem?
It seems that distraction is the only thing that consoles us for our miseries. We have a daily influx of all the gods and vermin of our social technology, of our work, our family, our simple survival.
Pig, man, indeed all intelligent creatures were made for the highest of activities. These are, in fact, rest and contemplation. To be truly aware in this world, we must consciously act on this. We must step out of the daily drills and duties to consider our circumstances…
the Porcine Oracle
When things come at us in a haste of crap and clover, that is when we can lose touch with ourselves. For distraction is, itself, the greatest of our miseries.