How Sloth and Torpor Affects Us

And what we can do about it.

We are in our dark basement, looking with a flashlight for something we know is in some box. We have done this before, and failed to find what we had wanted the last time, so now we really do not feel like looking again. We cannot see ourselves searching for long. Upon leaving the basement, we decide we cannot be bothered to go searching next time. And when next time arrives, we remember what we had done and said, and the basement slips out of mind for weeks or months on end.



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Allen W. McLean

Author of metaphysical speculative fiction, and of scifaiku sci-fi haiku poetry on WIPs and on book reviews. Alchemic wisdom - Bite-sized insight.