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Colton F.

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A method for concentrating

Nuns, monks, preachers and the people they educated were to visualize the material they were processing. A branchy tree or a finely feathered angel. The images might loosely correspond to the substance of an idea.

The point was to give the mind something to draw, to indulge its appetite for interesting forms while sorting its ideas into some logical structure.

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How to reduce digital distractions: advice from medieval monks - Jamie Kreiner | Aeon Ideas

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