I thought that maybe
I'm beginning to age. I thought that maybe I was worried or distracted. While I
wasn't really worried, I've noticed that I am developing the attention span of
a squirrel on crack cocaine.
I don't know if I
can make it all the way through "War and Peace" anymore. (Not that I
was able to anyhow… Reading it in paper was a huge challenge even when I was
strong enough to hold paperbacks. I tried in high school, but it was to
heavy-crushing my chest!) I even got bored reading Buzz Aldrin's "MAGNIFICENT DESOLATION," though. I never thought that would happen!
It's BUZZ ALDRIN!!! It's about walking on the moon! Talk about a Lisa -book,
the only thing missing is Klingon poetry!
So far, I am
thoroughly enjoying the book. Mr. Carr goes into some neuroscience, some
history, some literature info… He isn't going to bore me that way! Even for
someone with the attention span of a squirrel on crack, this has enough topics
to interest to me.
So… Do you think it
is possible that we (human beings) are becoming shallower and more incapable of
THOUGHT because we spend so much time bouncing around from idea to idea to
As part of building this page, I am trying to upload an MP4 of the event. My computer is throwing a temper tantrum about that. It may never speak to me again! Worse yet, it may never LISTEN to me again! Oh no! Not THAT, again!
I've said it once and I will say it again:
SPEECH RECOGNITION DOES NOT WORK LIKE IT DOES ON STAR TREK
(Unless you are talking about episodes like this…)