Weekend Edition: 8-27

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • Chapter and verse on why readers get a benefit from their novel experiences (“…people who spend every spare moment with their nose stuck in a novel are actually better at both relationships with others and understanding of the world in general than those who don’t read much or whose reading is exclusively factual.”)
  • Reading Is Elemental (“…without reading, there can be no learning; without learning, there can be no sense of a larger world; without the sense of a larger world, there can be no ardor to find it; without ardor, where is joy?”) (via)

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The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent.

Stanley Kubrick, Stanley Kubrick: Interviews

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