Unprocessed


The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America
Five Views on Sanctification
Holy Bible: GNT Good News for Modern Man, New Testament
The Rule of Saint Benedict
Finna dolda ting: En bok om svensk rollspelshistoria
Leviathan (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, #5)
Imperfect Sword (The Lost Stars, #3)
Steadfast (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, #4)
Guardian (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, #3)
Perilous Shield (The Lost Stars, #2)
Tarnished Knight (The Lost Stars, #1)
Dreadnaught (The Lost Fleet: Beyond the Frontier, #1)
Victorious (The Lost Fleet, #6)
Relentless (The Lost Fleet, #5)
Valiant (The Lost Fleet, #4)
Alija Izetbegović
326. Excessive reading does not make us smarter. Some people simply "devour" books. They do it without the necessary intervals of thought, which are necessary in order to "digest," to process what has been read, to absorb and comprehend it. When people of that kind speak, pieces of Hegel, Heidegger and Marx come out raw, unprocessed. Reading requires personal contribution as much as a bee requires "inner" work, as well as time, to transform pollen into honey.
Alija Izetbegović, Notes from Prison

Arthur C. Clarke
Since the first satellites had been orbited, almost fifty years earlier, trillions and quadrillions of pulses of information had been pouring down from space, to be stored against the day when they might contribute to the advance of knowledge. Only a minute fraction of all this raw material would ever be processed; but there was no way of telling what observation some scientist might wish to consult, ten, or fifty, or a hundred years from now. So everything had to be kept on file, stacked in end ...more
Arthur C. Clarke

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