One of the greatest challenges to all of us in our daily decision making is to not be overwhelmed by the vast array of diversions available to us in our unstructured time. I remember reading years ago that one edition of the Wall Street Journal contained more information than the average person living in the 16th century was exposed to in a life time. Now information is pouring in at a blinding pace not only from monitors and television sets but from hand held devices. Whether they be cell phone, lap top, or I-pad there is the ability to have streaming information added to any environment. The challenge is that the diversions often are so compelling that it is easy to lose our bearings with no conscious internal guidelines.
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