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Re: [RC] [RC] Man O' War - Kathy Mayeda

So true.  I've even resorted to riding LD's and taking the short route for the Tevis Fun Ride.....  One of our party had his "electronic leash" on him and he was answering work e-mails over the weekend.    We have two sentence telephone conversations and we think it's normal.

On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 8:35 AM, Bruce Weary DC <bweary@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
 I agree, Truman. We clearly live in the "sound bite" generation, with escalating cases of ADD and ADHD,  shorter attention spans and the need for constant entertainment and distraction like texting, video games, and movies.  Our television newscasts can cover an entire story in less than a minute, and a few sentences. I see some of this lack of attention span  in myself, at times. That's one of the reasons that I think endurance riding is therapeutic. It forces us to be away from TV, computers, emails and constant dialog for long periods of time. It's been said that all man's troubles can be boiled down to the fact that we aren't able to sit quietly in a room for fifteen minutes alone with our thoughts. Some truth in that, I think.   Dr Q


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[RC] Man O' War, Bruce Weary DC