According to Pascal, we fear the silence of existence, we dread boredom and instead choose aimless distraction, and we can’t help but run from the problems of our emotions into the false comforts of the mind.
The issue at the root, essentially, is that we never learn the art of solitude.
That seems about right.
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Listening to Testament’s Deep Roots Of the Earth is definitely helping me with the process.
I don’t mind the time so much, as I am usually up that early anyway. Rather, I find my legs are super-stuff from having been in bed all night that it’s like running through cement for the first mile. It has knocked nearly a full minute off my average pace over the 4.5 miles I run.