The Plague of Boredom — How Avoiding It is Making Us More Boring

You’ve heard the saying, perhaps about an ex-lover, or maybe someone from the opposing political party: Avoid them like the plague.

There have been many plagues. Of course, the origin of the name, a pandemic that killed one third of Europe’s human population starting in 1347. There are plagues of disease, of bad ideas, of ridiculous internet trends (I’m…