Correlation between intelligence and ethics, nor is ruthlessness

There is no predictable correlation between intelligence and ethics, nor is ruthlessness necessarily an evil thing. And there is nothing like enforced, uninterrupted contemplation to learn to distinguish one from another…. -- JAMES H. SCHMITZ

Easy tips For getting more from reading

Here are some easy guidelines for getting the right reading done faster and more effectively.

Writing and The Written Word

the general Reading for Comprehension Process

  • Choose what you read — this a high speed filtering process
  • Read according to the reading material type – fiction and nonfiction are not read at the same speed or purpose
  • Preview the reading material/book
  • Read with Intent

Choose what you read.

…Our new times call for new ways of searching for, filtering, consuming, and applying knowledge in order to improve our lives. — Michael Simmons

This would be seem to be an obvious thing, but not all reading materials are equally valuable, If valuable at all. This is especially true when it comes to email, newsfeeds, and, especially, to social media. Time spent reading less valuable materials is obviously times subtracted from reading the important stuff. If you choose to read a newspaper and pay more attention to the sports section then you do…

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Why Consilience Is Important?

What is Consilience? Consilience is the confluence of concepts and/or principles from different disciplines, especially, when forming a comprehensive unifying theory. Independent Confirmation Why are some inventions discovered at the same time in different parts of the world? Does this have something to do with the scientific process of "sharing important discoveries?" Generally, scientists believe … Continue reading Why Consilience Is Important?