While some people can opt-out of the culture, most need to make the best of it within the system we have.
- Reading a book is very disciplining. Most people have lost the ability to sit for hours and read a book without looking for a smartphone distraction. In a way, reading a book is like mindfulness, only you focus on something different.
- Instead of always focussing on the positive things, focus on the negative things. We have to see what's wrong to have any chance of fixing it.