I’m perfectly capable of wasting a day of my life working hard, but stupidly, with my butt glued to my cubicle chair getting nowhere. An ineffective day is not much better than a procrastinated day, except that guilt makes the latter taste especially bitter.
The laziest people are “busy bees” who distract themselves with frantic activity from the hard work of thinking, questioning and understanding.
According to Robert J. Ringer
Beware the Mad-Hatter Syndrome: So many people seem to be in such a terrible hurry to get somewhere in life, but when you talk to them it’s obvious that they don’t have the vaguest notion where they’re going. It’s as though they believe that expending energy is a satisfactory substitute for reason.
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