According to The Friends of Attention “True attention takes the unlivable, and makes it livable.” This group of activist-critics, utopian dreamers, and peaceful insurgents have set out to figure out what can be done to reclaim our attention from the various forces vollying for our time. Twelve Theses on Attention (Princeton University Press) draws on the teachings of various figures including Simone Weil and adrienne maree brown to bring readers an answer.