Feeling useful while working - Deepstash

Feeling useful while working

For example, is a way of entertaining ourselves, because when we're thinking about the usefulness of what we're doing, we're not thinking about our own death. The rest we are unable to bear, as Pascal speaks of, is this absence of occupation of thought, which then finds itself faced with itself. Entertainment allows us to fight boredom, to occupy the mind. It's a way of filling a void that, for us, is synonymous with death.

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From the most superficial social activities to the most serious, Pascal observes that people get restless. Human beings seem to want to be entertained at all costs. But what could we be trying to forget? Why are we so afraid of boredom? These are the questions Pascal seeks to answer.

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