The Art of Procrastination

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The Takeaway has been meaning to do a story on procrastination for a while — they just haven't gotten around to it.

But at Stanford, philosophy professor John Perry's new book, called "The Art of Procrastination," assures us that this is not unusual. And not only that, Perry says procrastinating isn't as bad as we think.

He practices what he calls "structured procrastination." For example, he wrote his preliminary essay on the topic as a way of avoiding all of his other responsibilities.