If It Takes Effort, It’s Reading For Understanding - Deepstash

If It Takes Effort, It’s Reading For Understanding

Learning something insightful requires mental work. It’s uncomfortable. If it doesn’t hurt, you’re not learning. You need to find writers who are more knowledgeable on a particular subject than yourself. By narrowing the gap between the author and yourself, you get smarter .

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“An idea is something that won’t work unless you do.” - Thomas A. Edison

We’ve all heard or said that “reading is hard work”. Well, we don’t know the half of it.

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