June 22, 2018

Why the smartest people in the world have tons of books they don’t read.

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If you love to read as much as I do, walking into a bookstore as an adult feels exactly like walking into a candy store as a kid.

The shelves are lined with the wisdom of humanity, insights that each author has spent years refining. It’s all right there at your fingertips, condensed into a format that you can curl up with.

So naturally, you pull out your credit card or press the ‘Buy Now’ button.

And the books pile up. On your shelves. In your bedroom. In your car. Maybe even your bathroom.

The most dedicated book addicts find space where there was previously none:

And as the books pile up, so does your guilt. Guilt at not reading all of the books you buy. Guilt at not finishing the books you start.

If this describes you, I have good news for you.

Read more at https://medium.com/the-mission/the-way-you-read-books-says-a-lot-about-your-intelligence-find-out-why-c2127b00eb03

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