Tone scale

[Boredom is a tonal level.]

The spectator. All the world is a stage, and he's the audience. Neither contented nor discontented. He endures things.  Purposeless. Careless. Not threatening; not helpful.--Tone scale

“Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need”---- Voltaire

"Easily bored."---[2010] Psychopathic Traits by Thomas Sheridan

The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity. ---Ellen Parr

"The only way to stave off boredom, in a complex domesticated primate like humankind, is to increase one's intelligence.  This is not appealing to the average primate, who instead invents emotional games (soap opera and grand opera dramatics)."--Robert Anton Wilson

Szasz, Thomas