I recall a (really smart) friend of mine saying, many years ago,
Even though solitude is an inherently value-neutral word, many in western cultures would think of it negatively.
In her groundbreaking (no pun intended) book,
Where focus is required, multitasking is a neurological impossibility.
The mind and the heart are very often somewhere in the past or the future.
Most human cultures – including our own – in one way or another lean on fear.
Oliver Wendell Holmes is quoted as saying,
Whether one is talking about product development, dog training, weight loss, or just about anything else, “go slow to go fast” is a reliable basic principle.
Elise Boulding was a Norwegian-born, American Quaker sociologist …
We spend a lot of our lives being miserable about things that are either over or haven’t happened.