Mistakes occur in ambiguity. Disappointment lives in ambiguity. Frustration is bred in ambiguity.
The brain obsesses over novelty, constantly trying to find new threats, movements or other information which may lead to us being a lion sandwich. When you recognize the information as familiar, the mind relaxes, and it’s easier to get distracted.
Entertainment and distraction rule society. There will never be a shortage of TV shows, Buzzfeed articles, or Bad Lip Reading videos to take up your time.