Multi-tasking can be overrated!

Everything today is about speeding up, absorbing more input, operating more efficiently, doing six things at once. Now, as it happens, I have always found it easier to do several things at once, quickly — in a sort of rapid-fire time-sharing — than any one thing slowly. Nonetheless, as I observe my children’s world, it seems obvious that their world is flattening out in direct proportion to the sheer amount of input they have to deal with. 

When I saw the piece below, by my friend Dale Matthies, a talented musician,  I asked it if it would be all right to pass it along. He said, Sure, go ahead,” so here it is. On his email, he used as a subject header “monaural brain…that’s my problem”

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Prehistoric flute shows how little we know about our ancestors

I found this article among those offered by the Schwartzreport sent out by email daily, free, by Stephan Schwartz (see www.schwartzreport.net). Stephan’s introductory comments follow, and are right on the money. Continue reading Prehistoric flute shows how little we know about our ancestors