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|Leo Tolstoy, the famous Russian novelist and moral reformer, had this to say |
about desire—the fundament of all human life, the desire for a rich return on what
we pay attention to, and how boredom kills it: “Boredom—the desire for desires.
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|This account of boredom is borne out by the distinctive phenomenology of this |
state. A bored ... The bored individual, moreover, does not desire anything
determinate: he merely desires something to desire, but nothing in particular. Any
|We crave events. We are addicted to adrenaline which makes us more excited |
but, in the long run, not happier. dEFINING IdEA... 'All great books contain boring
portions,' Boredom: the desire for desires. Russell says, joking that if you gave
|Book 1, Master Your Damn Emotions! Sensei Ron Thomas. boredom "Boredom: |
the desire for desires." — Anna Karenina; Title Character from the novel by Leo
Tolstoy — Are you bored? Is it difficult to get excited about something?
|He has to make this assumption for otherwise boredom – goal-lessness – cannot |
be the automatic consequence of the satisfaction of desire. Of many desires this
is perfectly true. Once one has satisfied one's hunger, then (as a matter of ...
|“Boredom: the desire for desires,” as Russian philosopher Leo Tolstoy once |
wrote. What was there to do in life, now that the adults had grabbed all the fun
adolescent stuff for themselves? No point growing up, that's a crock. “The songs
|Against (5) one might point out that even if one ultimately becomes bored with an |
attained goal there may be a period of genuine ... (Why doesthe satisfaction of
desires such as the desire tobe a philosopher not entail its elimination?
|He really needs to argue that boredom soon sets in upon any satisfaction. ... |
Moreover, the onset of new desires soon after satisfaction of a particular desire
does not itself show that boredom followed upon the satisfaction, for the simple
|You can have everything that money can buy and still be bored to death. Perhaps |
that was the reason for the boredom. What was it someone had said? The desire
for desires; yes that was what boredom was. Once your desires were sated, ...