We’re closing in on the end of the first week of my daily review streak (covering my 2018 reading list in reverse order) — it’s day six already! 173 more words
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According to William Golding (in “Thinking as a Hobby”):
- Grade-three thinking: “full of unconscious prejudice, ignorance, and hypocrisy”, “it is feeling, rather than thought”, “a mental process which for nine-tenths of the population is the nearest they will ever get to thought” 65 more words
“What's in a book is not what an author thought he put into it, it's what the reader gets out of it.”
It’s useful sometimes to re-visit books from one’s past.
Sometimes a second read will confirm prejudices.
On the other hand, it might inspire a change of heart. 324 more words