Focus – schmocus
You must be familiar with the “working hard, getting nothing done” phenomenon. Approximately 99.92 percent of the working, adult population will suffer this phenomenon at some point during the average work-day.
I’ll bet you didn’t know that, along with being a noted Physicist, Newton also dabbled in the social sciences. One of his self proclaimed “Adapted Laws of Cognition” states that: “a mind in thought tends to remain in thought until acted upon by an equal and opposite distraction.” I’m not above holding a grudge against the messenger, so I’d wouldn’t mind picking up that apple and checking one more time… just to make sure… you know, his physical laws still work.