The Shortform
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The Shortform

The Cost of Concentration

Attention economics missed this entirely.

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Zoned in, doubled down, direction-bound attention.

You inevitably exhaust yourself, like a tensed-up racecar driver collapsing after a tournament.

So you breathe, de-intensifying your energy for the purpose of re-laxing yourself. Only to wander off, or lose the drive to remain alert in the first place!

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