Focus and attention are both entirely within your control, albeit attention more indirectly.
You want to improve focus? Practice. It takes effort. Start working and keep going when you feel like doing something else.
As for attention, MJ covered it in Unscripted when he talked about RAS.
This is a great thread.
The people who are growing up in this culture have a NEED for spiritual guidance. It may seem counter intuitive, but this is exactly why I expect my venture in writing fiction to eventually be successful.
The postmodernists have convinced the world that art is...
Freedom. Also to outfit a sweet lab/workshop where I can play and make dope shit.
Also to eat whatever I want whenever I want. Yes, I'll have 3 lbs of scallops for lunch please, and if you look at me like that again you're fired. Just kidding, here's $100.
You know what, I was thinking about this just the other day, and I came to the same conclusion.
Obviously you're providing value, that's why they pay you. I made the mistake of underestimating people's ability to discern value - I think I listened to much to the wrong advice when I was working...
Very good points. I admire your ability to think in essentials and conceptualize - you got straight to the point about taxation and the existence of public infrastructure. Considering your PM, @Kak, Lowtek is pointing out something important here.
That being said, I am not sure I would call...
Tony Robbins helps people like a Baptist Pastor exorcises demons: he makes you feel like your life is irrevocably changed. For the people who function on belief instead of conviction, this actually does help them, but it only entrenches their bigger problem: they're emotionalists.
To defend the borders against foreign military aggression. It is Africa after all. It's also the MAIN function of government, next to the police and the courts. Why do you think the President is called the Commander in Chief?
Who said anything about being a dictator? What part of *zero taxes*...