THERE IS ONLY ONE PRIORITY
multi-tasking is a LIE.
FIRST AND FORE MOST:
this is my/our conjecture and claim:
a large part of the great lie is that the general term of “priority” has been pluralized. it has been engineered to be counter-productive, a deliberate perversion of this simple truth. there can be only priority at any given time. "multi-tasking" is a lie.
Here is proof:
How Can Priority Be Plural?
“The word priority came into the English language in the 1400s. It was singular. It meant the very first or prior thing. It stayed singular for the next five hundred years. Only in the 1900s did we pluralize the term and start talking about priorities. Illogically, we reasoned that by changing the word we could bend reality.”
here is a short experiment or test:
So next time you think you’re multi-tasking, stop and be aware that you are really switch-tasking. Then give yourself a time limit (10 minutes, 45 minutes?) and focus on just one task and see if you can’t complete it better, faster, and with less energy.
3. what it is and what it is not:
1. What is multitasking? The 3 types of multitasking (and why it isn’t what you think it is)
Multitasking (attempting to do two or more tasks simultaneously)
Context switching (switching back and forth between tasks)
Attention residue (performing a number of tasks in rapid succession)
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