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Agora presents "The Common Rule: Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction"

What if the most important parts of our life are the most invisible parts of our life? They are called habits. They are the thousand little actions we take every day that we don’t see because they are so normal, and yet they determine who we are and who we are becoming. In the words of Annie Dillard, “How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.”

In his forthcoming book, The Common Rule - Habits of Purpose for an Age of Distraction, Justin Whitmel Earley argues that our most ordinary habits of attention have the most extraordinary impact on our souls. And it is precisely those ordinary habits of attention that are being rewired by a decade of smartphones. Justin proposes a new set of daily and weekly habits of purpose designed to cultivate souls in an age of screens. For more details, visit

Presented by Agora: Conversations for the Common Good.

Doors open at 6:30 pm, event starts at 7:00 pm.
Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door.

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