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CSUN's JEFFREY AUERBACH: How boring was life in the British Empire?

Boredom is a pervasive problem. Teenagers suffer from it. Workers are afflicted by it. Psychologists research it. Academic conferences are devoted to it. There is even evidence that you can die of it. And while there are those who claim that boredom can foster creativity, many people would rather give themselves an electric shock than be bored.

https://blog.oup.com/2019/03/how-boring-was-life-british-empire/

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