Weekend Edition: 3-21

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

  • If You Don’t Like Reading, You’re Doing It Wrong(“I am afraid too many people are stuck in the same place I was 9 years ago. They do not hold reading with disdain or harsh feelings. They simply do not know how to love reading. They are stuck with the notion that reading is tolerable and enjoyable if the subject is just right.”)
  • The Scourge of Coffee (“Coffee is a social scam in that we are compelled to believe that it energizes our interactions with one another, when it actually saps our drive — caffeine is scientific proof of the law of diminishing returns — while diverting our attention away from substantive discourse.”)

Saddest Societal Commentary of the Week

Security Breach of the Week

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.

David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

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