reading vs listening

# School of Greatness, # Shane Parrish, #freaknomics, #Lewis Howes, #listening, #podcast, #The Knowledge Podcast, Evernote, reading, Tim Ferris


Over the past few days, I have been listening to some really awesome podcasts, mostly from Shane Parrish’s The Knowledge Podcast. I must admit, I am somewhat kicking myself that I did not discover this podcast and a few others earlier. Shane’s podcast is especially great because it is the equivalent to the long form blogs posts or like reading a novella which is somewhere between a short story and a full-fledged novel in the sense that it is interesting enough while also being short enough that one can read it in today’s world of multiple distractions. One of the reasons I took up listening to podcasts was of course everyone raving about how many of them were awesome but also because when I am doing a physical activity, where I earlier used to listen to music, I thought it might be beneficial to listen to a podcast instead…

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If You Hate Reading, Read This

introduction , liberation , science , sessions , theory , wide world change , 3 new priorities

Dear Harvey

Read in a session. Take a rational text like RC or math or physics. Emotional or distress texts are often harder to read. Take your time discharging. It will make that you become good at reading. And fond of it.

If you have enough free attention to listen, you can read. Try to realize what you read.

And it can become fun and a skill you’re good at, by experience and discharge.

You don’t need the distress that makes it hard to read. Chuck it!

Through reading, you will learn so much, so fast!

Begin by reading slowly but precisely. Don’t worry about the speed. That will come with practice. (But if you begin with fast and imprecise reading, you will never really read what it says.)

In the beginning, reading one copy of Present Time took me three months, every three months. I was a

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