Developing technique for everyday activity

Pick up a book, any book, preferably one with dense text. Open to a random page and read for five minutes. Don’t worry about comprehension, just read until your time is up and count the number words read. Now repeat the test with a slight modification - use the index finger of your dominant hand … Continue reading Developing technique for everyday activity

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Bertrand Russell on the importance of leisure

Humans are obsessed with work. Work serves as the lens through which we, as individuals, societies, and nations, evaluate progress and development. And according to this view, leisure is a nuisance, that only serves to slow down progress. The importance of work over leisure is apparent in the literature from the past two centuries. Technological advances … Continue reading Bertrand Russell on the importance of leisure