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    What does X mean in this sentence?

    We are learning new modes of attention — say, favoring the ear more than the eye — but so long as we work within the old attention-frame we find X boring ... e.g. listening for sense rather than sound (being too message-oriented).

    I don't understand this part of the sentence. What is X? Could you explain me the meaning?

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    Re: What does X mean in this sentence?

    It's a placeholder for some unspecified activity -- the algebraic usage of X.

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