Posts in Practical Philosophy
In Favour of Boredom

"A generation that cannot endure boredom will be a generation of little men… of men in whom every vital impulse slowly withers, as though they were cut flowers in a vase." Wrote the English philosopher and writer Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) in his 1930 essay ‘Boredom and Excitement’. It is often within still moments that seemingly unrelated thoughts click together and new, or forgotten ideas, surface.

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