As I have grown, I have had increasingly less time for leisurely reading. I have found that I no longer possess the patience to work through thousands of pages at a go. It disturbed me, and I began to understand better how many of my colleagues might have lived in private shame at that time because they simply did not enjoy reading as much as a “budding intellectual” should, or they simply found books boring.
While reading remains relevant, and probably will forever remain so, there are various other channels through which people could gain information and retain it that should not be considered intellectually inferior. … More Books and Reading – Overrated or Not?
Of all the forms of darkness there is, a mind void of knowledge is the worst.
Reading would also sharpen your sense of judging. Most of us believe that there are ancient traditions that can not be undone. Reading exposes us to the possibilities of change because we have a wide scope of imagination that’s waiting to be explored. Our minds are basically filled up with, not just diverse gigantic ideas, but also breathtaking systems of implementation.
Given the peculiarities of light, it is therefore necessary that one checks, to be convincingly sure, if as his outer sight is lighted up, his inner sight is the same. One needs to be sure that his inner eyes- the mind of man- is not in darkness as much as his bulging eyes aren’t left in darkness.
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Books are a relevant source of knowledge. Every successful individual has a direct or indirect trace to books, and just like the popular saying, “Readers are Leaders”. But if we say a book has the ability to shape our thoughts, then what kind of book is best advised for a growing teenager? … More 5 Books Every Teenager Should Read
Books help one to “time travel”. With the aid of your imagination, while reading a book, you can transport yourself to the future and become aware of the endless possibilities that await you. A book helps to reflect the mind of the author on a particular subject. With books, you are able to connect with the best minds around the world without having a physical meeting with any of them … More How to Make Time For Books Outside Academics
Some may argue that reading a book with a preconceived opinion distort the information you get from a book. True. But you would not pick a book and start reading for no reason. Don’t hinder other aspects of your life because you are reading a book. Be accountable for whatever you read. … More Getting the Most from Self-help Books