Boredom

Tuesday, April 14th, 2020

In this episode of Histories of the Unexpected, James and Sam explore the unexpected history of BOREDOM, which is all about British imperialism, travel, the armed forces, governors, sea voyages, Elizabethan gentlewomen, controlling the working classes in post WWII Canada!

Boredom is the root of all evil – the despairing refusal to be oneself. – Soren Kierkegaard

Unless a man has been taught what to do with success after getting it, the achievement of it must inevitably leave him a prey to boredom. – Bertrand Russell

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. – Ellen Parr

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