Sam Bankman-Fried Has Hijacked Attention from Things That Matter

“Attention, taken to its highest degree, is the same thing as prayer.” (Simone Weil)

A scene from the movie “Pig”, where Nick Cage tells a hopeless restaurateur that “we only get so many things to really care about.”

Simone Weil, in her classic book Gravity and Grace, wrote that “Attention, taken to its highest degree, is the same thing as prayer….If we turn our mind toward the good, it is impossible that little by little the…

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Luke Burgis

Author of “WANTING: The Power of Mimetic Desire in Everyday Life.” Find more at read.lukeburgis.com