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I don’t want to “learn fast”, in any subject. I don’t want shortcuts. If I don’t enjoy the subject, I don’t want to learn it; and if I enjoy it, I want to prolong the pleasure. I avoid what exam-takers do: I trade speed for depth.

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I’ll continue to add more shallow/quick learning into my life, for things like the periodic table, geography and other general knowledge type subjects, but knowing when to choose to go deep is a great thing to consider.

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