As adults, we are no longer set a curriculum or forced to learn anything. It is so easy to stall without the rituals of an active school education. We need to challenge ourselves.
Amusing Ourselves to Death
Aldous Huxley's "Brave New World" and George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" presented different visions of the future. Orwell feared that we would be controlled by force. Huxley feared that we would be controlled by distraction and triviality.