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    • jramey1971
      1 month ago

      This article reinforces, for me, the need to read the best books over and over. Today, we don't need to memorize to preserve information, but to make it part of us.

    • Laurr1 month ago

      I was just thinking about this yesterday. Simply reviewing information isn't enough to retain it either. But writing. Typing. Painting. Those are ways for sure, more neural processes happening that solidify connections.

    • chrissetiana
      Top reader this weekTop reader of all time
      1 month ago

      Sad that I can relate well to this

      It’s not about actually learning anything. It’s about getting a momentary experience to feel as though you’ve learned something.

    • deephdave
      Top reader this weekReading streakScout
      11 months ago

      Surely some people can read a book or watch a movie once and retain the plot perfectly. But for many, the experience of consuming culture is like filling up a bathtub, soaking in it, and then watching the water run down the drain. It might leave a film in the tub, but the rest is gone.