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Tom Toles
Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Energy policy

Is energy the key to everything? When you are feeling energetic, an amazing amount can get done in a short amount of time. Obstacles can be broken down and overcome. Opportunities can be spotted, and seized, or simply created! Multitask at cyberspeed! Be the head chef for twenty restaurants at dinner crush at the same time and watch the kids and make a call or two at the same time.

When you are not feeling energetic, things look a little different. When did the spoon next to the cereal bowl become so heavy? That wayward Cheerio over there...pick it up?...or will that just have to wait till another time? That email request right there in front of your semi-focused eyes? Might they not as well be asking you for the broomstick of the wicked witch? Perhaps you will not in fact be starting that new company you’ve been thinking about today. How about a company that makes a stainless steel prop to hold up your head?

And even those simple routine things that you do every day. Will you muster the necessary determination to even start, let alone fini

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