The multitude of impressions is fascinating and enriching, as long as your rate of watching, listening and analyzing is sufficiently high.

This is something that can be learned.
You become more adept at screening things superficially and at estimating whether or not something is useful or interesting.

I get fifty to eighty e-mails a day.
I do not read them, of course.
I merely scan them for anything important inside.
After half an hour, about ten of them remain that require action on my part.

Our desire to perceive, understand and react faster will leave us unable to truly participate >