The standard way of reducing stress in our culture is to put as much energy as possible into trying

The standard way of reducing stress in our culture is …

The standard way of reducing stress in our culture is to put as much energy as possible into trying to arrive at a moment that matches our preferences. This ensures that we feel some level of stress until we get there (assuming we ever will) and worse, it makes the present moment into an unacceptable place to be.

David Cain