Medieval monks had a terrible time concentrating. And concentration was their lifelong work! Their tech was obviously different from ours. But their anxiety about distraction was not. They complained about being overloaded with information, and about how, even once you finally settled on somethin...By Jamie KreinerRead at Aeon
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St. Benedict by Fra Angelico, via Wikimedia Commons We might imagine that life in a monastery...