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Speed Reading Promises Are Too Good to Be True, Scientists Find
To quote one of the study's authors: "The available scientific evidence demonstrates that there is a trade-off between speed and accuracy — as readers spend less time on the material, they necessarily will have a poorer understanding of it"
Albert Einstein: Seven Things You Didn't Know
#7: "The smartest guy in the world couldn't be bothered with such trivialities as bringing umbrellas or changing his clothes. Einstein famously had a terrible memory when it came to those things he deemed unimportant—something that extended to birthdays. As he once wrote to his then-future wife, Maric in a letter, 'my belated cordial congratulations on your birthday yesterday, which I forgot once again.'"
The Imitation of Marriage
"it needs to be more widely acknowledged, and even preached, that what’s worth imitating in upper-class family life isn’t purely modern or progressive, but a complex synthesis of new and old."