The Attentional Pathogenic Culture

We now live in “an attentional pathogenic culture”—an environment in which sustained and deep focus is extremely hard for all of us, and you have to swim upstream to achieve it. It is not your fault that you cannot focus.


Attention spans are decreasing just when we need them most. One of the biggest contributors to inaction on big issues such as climate change is a lack of focus. When attention breaks down, problem-solving breaks down.

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