Welcome to the summer of nothingness – how one book made it hip to be bored | Emma Brockes | Comment is free | theguardian.com

The take-away from all this, perhaps, is that boredom itself can be a virtue. The rise in popularity of meditation and the $27bn yoga industry is an antidote to the speeding up of other elements in the culture and the reality that we are all, to a certain extent, suffering from attention deficit disorders.

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