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Casey Schwartz, author of Attention: A Love Story, joins us talk about her journey with Adderall addiction; how social media technology influences our attention and behavior; internet reactivity and mob “justice”; psychedelics and their impact on attention; the deeper philosophy of what attention is; and why attention matters.
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- What if that final rug comes up from under us
- The beginnings of Adderall addiction
- The Adderall promise and of the attentional expectations of the modern world
- Adderall does not increase attention, not really
- If attention isn’t focused concentration then what is it?
- Is there such a thing as natural attention?
- Social media turning us into reactive children
- Bonding by bullying through canceling,
- Casey’s journey of watching her father get swept up in the metoo movement
- The difference between justice and vengeance, redemption, and a lack of much-needed nuance
- Adderall addiction in the age of technological onslaught
- How what we attend to changing the meaning landscape of our lives
- The deeper philosophy of what attention is, and why attention matters
- Where you put your attention is how you live your life
- Psychedelics and attention; how psychedelics alter how we attend to life
- Attention, prayer, and the discovery of divine
- A personal trip report of Vyvanse vs Adderall
- Attention: A Love Story and social links
- Decomposing The Shadow: https://www.jameswjesso.com/decomposing-the-shadow/
- The True Light Of Darkness: https://www.jameswjesso.com/true-light-darkness/