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What We’re All Getting Wrong About Distraction

Why We Get Stuck in a Tragedy of Our Own Creation

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Epicurus, the ancient Greek philosopher, said it best: “By Pleasure, we mean the absence of pain in the body and of trouble in the soul.”

Simply put, the drive to relieve discomfort is the root cause of all our behavior. Everything else is what’s called a proximate cause. Those…




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