Isolate Self & Deep Boredom

Isolate Self & Deep Boredom

Another thing from Craig Mod, this time from his Roden newsletter #66.

When I set off on my long walks [...] I feel [...] like I’m tapping into [...] the fullest-of-most-fully-realized versions of my “isolate self.” (“Isolate” because the older I get the more I recognize the many self variants — like the family-self — which feel like they exist on parallel tracks, operate a bit differently.)

This reminds me of Byung Chul-Han’s ideas about deep boredom.

If sleep represents the high point of mental relaxation, deep boredom is the peak of mental relaxation.

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