That kind of analytical state is exhausting to maintain so it's never a default mode. It takes energy to maintain. But you can adopt it as an attitude towards any object or event or experience
I had a thread about this cos Mark was always calling himself a real thinker and the rest of us as people who weren't doing proper thought. My guess is you are not doing proper thought. I wanted to know what proper thinking consisted of cos I couldn't even imagine what it might feel likeWhat’s a real thinker? Am I one? Let me be one please
I wouldn’t over isolate for mental health reasons, but fully empathise.I started doing this a few days ago: ditched Reddit, ditched the news, started speaking to people less and less, stopped reading reviews or any sort of commentary on anything and only paid attention to whatever I was actually doing and what was happening in my immediate environment. It's much nicer tbh. I now wonder what I ever saw in looking up what people are saying about something.