What is so appealing about it?  Why do so many of us do it?  Is it that there is so much to distract us that nearly everything would be better than this thing I really need to be doing?  Is it like, as a kid, waiting to eat your peas until there is nothing else left on your plate and no way to hide?  Are we hoping that whatever-it-is-we-are-avoiding will magically disappear if we ignore it long enough?  I am!  The funny thing, though, is that it rarely does.

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