Did you ever play Whack-A-Mole?
You get a mallet, and every time a mole
pops out of a hole, you try to whack it.
We play whack-a-mole by
paying attention to whatever pops up:
By giving everything attention,
we pay real attention to nothing.
Whack-A-Mole is a fun game,
but no way to live your life.