In one sense:
That unusual ability to focus
is the source of all wisdom & understanding.
After awhile, one man’s private attitude
toward the mind became,
“Triviality! — triviality!
Hey, don’t talk to me about triviality!”
Swimming Allowed — And Yet Not Allowed:
There is a lake of stuff,
into which a man can fall,
and from which
he can scarce e’er crawl.
Everyone is born drowned;
it’s up to you to do something about it.
Anyone with any uncertainty regarding what “focusing” means
in the sense it is used here
can look at it like this:
Focusing is the supreme opposite of “staring.”