I have a 2nd non smartphone flip phone that I take in place of the smartphone when I run errands, go to the gym, hang out with friends, etc. Unless it’s work, and I need a calendar, etc…. that smartphone is not used. It’s a virus…. you innocently pull it out, then the rabbit hole sucks you in. Our dopamaine receptors going into overdrive, “searching the horizon for prey or dinner”… we’re always looking to process information as how it pertains to our health and safety. We’re not evolved for this constant onslaught, and it’s breaking us.
It’s important to be able to sit still, do nothing, and be yourself. That Louis slide is just absolutely perfect.
Here’s the full clip of him talking about this stuff: