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Who's In Charge?

Life in the Age of Collective ADD

Peter Koehler's Writing Archive

For my main website, head over to peterkoehler.org

Beep. Our phones wake us up with their little alarms. How useful that our phones have alarms, right? One less thing to buy.

We grab the phone. We look at it, because it’s in our hand.

Ooooh, new notifications. A text. Some breaking news about Trump or Russia or sexual predators or something. A reminder about that meeting . . .

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Just Chop Onions

cultivating everyday awareness

Peter Koehler's Writing Archive

For my main website, head over to peterkoehler.org

July 05, 2016

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In Michael Pollan's book Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation, he shares one of the lessons he learned during his journey from industrial eater to home cook:

When chopping onions, just chop onions.

There is nowhere else to be. There is nothing else to do. Just chop the onion.

It's always been hard for humans to do . . .

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